The NARIC Multimedia Collection

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The NARIC Multimedia Collection includes videos, webcasts, podcasts, and other multimedia products from the NIDILRR community.

Driving a car and transferring from car to wheelcair with Syndey Jacobs

Driving a car and transferring from car to wheelchair

Abstract: This "how-to" video presents an individual with spinal cord injury (SCI) describing her preferences for operating a vehicle, discussing the usefulness of stop lights as pressure relief reminders, and demonstrating how she safely exits the vehicle and transfers back to the wheelchair. Run time 1 minute 49 seconds.

Post date: 01/10/2013 - 08:46
Dysphagia in spinal cord injury

Dysphagia in spinal cord injury

Abstract: This video is designed as a training tape to assist with the early detection of potential swallowing difficulties in patients with tetraplegia. The Rehabilitation Research Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is conducting research to determine the incidence and to identify the specific risk factors of dysphagia in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Topics discussed include premorbid conditions, questions to ask patients prior to the swallowing evaluation, and factors that can influence a safe swallow.

Post date: 06/19/2012 - 15:38
Photo of the speaker

Edward A. Eckenhoff keynote speech at ASIA conference 2013

Abstract: An individual with spinal cord injury (SCI) shares his story and experiences with SCI and the recovery process at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). He addresses the longevity of SCI individuals and points out the difference between rehabilitation today verses fifty years ago.
Post date: 05/30/2014 - 04:35
Photo of a man (subject of the video) in a boat on a lake.

Employment after a burn injury: A look at Model Systems Research

Abstract: In this video, Burn Model Systems researchers provide information on employment accommodations, how individuals with a burn injury can successfully transition back into the workforce, when to go back, and what patients can do to improve their quality of life. An individual describes his injury and how it happened, and talks about his experiences and journey through the recovery process and the challenges of returning to work after sustaining a burn injury. Run time: 10 minutes, 53 seconds.

Post date: 10/28/2014 - 05:45
Employment after spinal cord injury: How do you get there?

Employment after spinal cord injury: How do you get there?

Abstract: Video presentation talks about concerns that individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) have when thinking about returning to or finding new employment for the first time after a SCI including insurance, financial, and accessibility issues, and health problems. Three panelists, injured at different points during their lives (high school, college, and on the job), share their experiences, the different paths they took to re-enter the workforce, tips for navigating challenges, and talk about the importance of self-advocacy.

Post date: 01/07/2014 - 08:42
Opening image from webcast: Presenter (female) at a podium.

Employment and Social Security Disability Benefits - Important considerations.

Abstract: Webcast provides a brief overview of the impact of earnings on disability benefits, as well as other important things to consider when returning to work. Presenter explains what to prepare for, how to access and utilize work incentives, how and when to report to Social Security and other required entities; as well as where to access additional help and information about the impact of employment on benefits. Run time: 49 minutes 15 seconds. Free registration is required to view the webcast.

Post date: 02/13/2015 - 06:31

Equal treatment: Managing diabetes and mental illness.

Abstract: In this podcast, an individual in recovery with diabetes and mental illness shares her story of being diagnosed with both disabilities, tips on how to recognize the risks for developing diabetes, and how to manage both co-occurring conditions to stay healthy. She also provides information on the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association about the types of individuals who should be screened for diabetes. Run time: 10 minutes.

Post date: 06/19/2012 - 14:40