News and Notes 535 October 26
NARIC is adding new NIDILRR-funded grants to its Program Database and encourages readers to find future grant opportunities on the NIDILRR Announcements list; NIDILRR/ACL seeks input from key stakeholders in the development of its 2024-2029 Long Range Plan through a series of virtual listening sessions; This Just In... presents a study examining the perspectives of adults with disabilities and opioid misuse; the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) publishes two audio factsheets for people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), Headaches After TBI and Seizures After TBI; new report from the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living and Participation, National Report: Worker Anxiety, Depression Surging, highlights the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on direct support professionals (DSPs); the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Community Living and Participation hosts webinar, Most People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Getting Long-Term Supports Live with a Family Member; the Great Lakes ADA Regional Center hosts webinar, Accessing the Past: Accessibility in Historic Buildings and Facilities; the Southwest ADA Regional Center conducts survey on service animal use in the workplace; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Advancing Employment Equity for Multiply Marginalized People with Disabilities (LU2E-RRTC) invites underrepresented faculty members and researchers at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to participate in the Visiting Disability and Rehabilitation Equity Researcher Mentorship Program (VERMP); the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) at the Department of Education announces launch of redesigned National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCRTM).
Each year, we have the exciting task of adding new NIDILRR-funded grants to the Program Database - exciting because these researchers and developers are on the leading edge in disability and rehabilitation research. This year's group of 81 new projects includes 4 Spinal Cord Injury, 16 Traumatic Brain Injury, and 4 Burn Injury Model System Centers; 3 equity centers; 10 Phase I and 4 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects; 4 Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training projects and 8 Fellowships building up the next generation of investigators; 21 field initiated projects; and many more. Learn more about these newest grantees! Are you interested in future grant opportunities? Sign up for the NIDILRR Announcements list to learn when new opportunities are posted.