News and Notes 410 April 29
NARIC is focusing the collection of disability and rehabilitation research literature on the coronavirus pandemic as described in its Spotlight blog; this week's Research in Focus discusses how rural-urban migration patterns may differ for people with and without disabilities; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Place-Based Solutions for Rural Community Participation, Health, and Employment (RTC: Rural) publishes new factsheet, How Will the COVID-19 Recession Impact People with Disabilities in Rural America?; two researchers from the Northwest Regional Burn Center Model System Center and the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System Center receive awards from the American Burn Association (ABA); Temple University Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Community Living and Participation of People with Serious Mental Illness (TU Collaborative) launches ConnectionsRx, supporting individuals with mental illness during COVID-19; the Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures: Building Self-Determination and Community Living and Participation (Pathways RTC) hosts webinar, Decision Points in Your Agency: What to Consider When Working with Youth Peers; the Southeast ADA Regional Center hosts next episode of ADA Live!, Improving the Lives of Older Adults, including a discussion of the Center for Enhancing Neurocognitive Health Abilities, Networks, & Community Engagement (ENHANCE); the Administration for Community Living (ACL) updates its information resource page, What Do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Did you know NARIC's collection of disability and rehabilitation research literature grows by more than 300 items each month? Our acquisitions managers identify and add publications from the NIDILRR grantee community, both peer-reviewed literature and consumer-oriented materials, along with literature produced by and for the broader community of researchers, practitioners, and people with disabilities. For the last few weeks, we have focused some of our acquisitions efforts on finding research and resources on the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and its impact on people with disabilities. Learn more about this effort in our Spotlight blog.