News and Notes 243 December 7
NARIC's REHABDATA database includes more than 115,000 abstracts of disability and rehabilitation research literature from around the world; there is still time to submit comments for NIDILRR's listening sessions; the NIDILRR 2017 Grants Forecast is UPDATED; Research In Focus on career mentors helping college students who are legally blind build confidence to find jobs; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures (Pathways RTC) publishes a new tip sheet for young adults on helpful hints for policy change in the mental health system; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) and the RRTC on Individual-Level Characteristics Related to Employment Among Individuals with Disabilities (IC-RRTC) reported continuing positive employment trends in the November National Trends in Disability Employment Monthly Update; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities (RTC: Rural) attended and presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL); the Mid-Atlantic ADA Regional Center will host a webinar on workplace accommodations for Wounded Warriors; the Pacific ADA Regional Center will host a webinar TOMORROW on the perspectives of building occupants with mobility impairment on fire evacuation and elevators; the Southwest ADA Center is looking for participants for a survey about work-related issues of young adults with cancer; the Temple Collaborative on Community Inclusion has published a report on community inclusion.
Did you know that NARIC's REHABDATA database now includes more than 115,000 abstracts of disability and rehabilitation research literature from around the world? This year, we incorporated the collection of the Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE) into the REHABDATA database, and we continue to add to this important collection. With this new international collection, REHABDATA now includes records of material published in more than 35 languages. Learn more about how to search our collection, as well as other sources of international research, in our December 13th webinar hosted by the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.