Tag Archives: vocational rehabilitation

NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Employment for Latinx/Hispanics with Disabilities

People with disabilities, including Latinx/Hispanics with disabilities, have the right to be employed in integrated and competitive work, just like their colleagues without disabilities. However, Latinx/Hispanics and other people with disabilities may experience barriers to employment. These barriers may include … Continue reading

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The IDEAL Foundation: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services and Inclusion of People with Disabilities and Neurological Disorders in Colombia

The IDEAL Foundation for Comprehensive Rehabilitation (in Spanish) is a non-profit organization founded in April 1965 in Colombia by the Rotary Club of Cali, Colombia. The IDEAL Foundation is a center of excellence in neurodevelopment, a health service provider institution, … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Learning Disabilities for May 2021

This month’s Answered Questions focuses on research, resources, and news related to learning disabilities. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is the purpose of vocational rehabilitation? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss employment for people … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Years of Vocational Rehabilitation – with 40 Years of Research

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, we shine our spotlight on more than 40 years of NIDILRR-funded research in VR. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for February 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My brother was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a young adult. What information, resources, and research are available to help … Continue reading

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Are You Hiring? VR Can Help!

Continuing our recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we are taking a look at how Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies can support people who do the hiring: employers, hiring managers, and human resources (HR) departments. People with disabilities who … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research is available on transportation access for people with disabilities in rural areas? This edition of Answered Questions … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for February 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a parent, how do I help my child transition from school to work? This edition of Answered Questions … Continue reading

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Focus Group Opportunities for Young Adults in Transition and Adults with Autism

The NIDILRR-funded Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) is conducting focus groups of youth in transition and adults with autism. Each focus group has different eligibility criteria. All focus groups will be conducted by phone. Please see the … Continue reading

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