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News and Notes from the NIDILRR Community and Beyond Archive

News and Notes from the NIDILRR Community and Beyond is a weekly newsletter featuring news, resources, events, and opportunities to participate in research in disability and rehabilitation. Most of the stories focus on the achievements of the 250+ NIDILRR-funded projects across the US. We also include events and resources from other agencies and organizations. To sign up, go to our home page and enter your email address in the big blue box! Learn how to submit an item for the next newsletter. Are you a current subscriber or reader? We would love to know your opinion on the newsletter and how you share it with your colleagues!

CSUN summary; research to VR practice newsletter; survey of user needs; disability characteristics of income-based government assistance recipients in the United States: 2011; information retrieval for international disability and rehabilitation research; new open access article on Need to Knowledge Model; developing a personal emergency preparedness plan for individuals with SCI.

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NARIC at CSUN; everyday nutrition for individuals with SCIs; use of YouTube to learn about living with SCI; Advocates in Disability Award; bridging the gap between rehabilitation and exercise; Allen Heinemann named Co-Editor-in-Chief of APMR; APRM supplement focuses on knowledge translation.

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This issue is The Prepared Lifestyle online courses designed to help educators, emergency responders, people with disabilities and healthcare professionals, UAB seeks participants for SCI Project at University of Alabama Birmingham, MIUSA announces video on power of women leaders with disabilities, NIDRR presents “New Model for Preventing Needless Work Disabilities”, SCSCIMA hosts 3rdInternational Transformational Technology Summit, website debuts by OSERS Transition Steering Committee.

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This issue includes Client Centered Practice in SCI Rehabilitation, survey on mobile technology for hard of hearing users, TBIMS research in the news, The National Eye Institute Low Vision Program, the Leveling the Playing Field report finds workers with disabilities and business benefits,  JSCM special issue focuses on SCI Rehabilitation Project Phase 3.

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This issue includes Points of Empowerment series of topical factsheets on minority populations with disabilities, survey of weight loss in those with psychiatric disabilities, a workforce recruitment program, KT4TT announces 2012 PUSH Award, and research on breast cancer screening and intellectual disabilities.

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This issue includes factsheets on Multiple Sclerosis, January quick poll from SCI Health, an Administration on Community Living newsletter, NewPublicHealth Magazine interviews James Rimmer on increasing opportunities for people with disabilities to healthy, Yeongchi Wu presents at ISPO 2013 World Congress, and open registration for State of the Science Conference.

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This issue includes quick review of Model Systems research, arthritis studies in Massachusetts, JAN webcasts covering a wide range of employment issues, study and report on sports-related concussions in youth, IDEAL Group Reader displays at Consumer Electronics Show, and a peer-reviewed publication from UMSCIMS.

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This issue includes Community Accessibility Maps, survey on emergency communication and people with disabilities, Making Careers Happen virtual conference, publication of a transformative subfield in rehabilitation science at the nexus of new technologies, aging, and disability, publication of The long term impact of physical and emotional trauma, RRTC on Aging debuts online and social resources, and a webinar on PCA Training Requirements.

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This issue includes SCI Forum video- It Happened to Both of Us, National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families Fall 2013 Scholarship, National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability, Tiramisu wins FCC Chairman’s Award, Campbell Collaboration Accepts KTER Systematic Reviews, and a webinar on Assistive Technology and the Interactive Process of Employee Accommodations.

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This issue includes Cross-Dataset Catalog of Disability and Compensation Variables, webinar on current state of disaster preparedness for individuals with IDD, ADA National Network partners with NETAC, Saralynn Allaire receives ACR/ARHP Lifetime Achievement Award, and Grant Writing 101: It’s Not Rocket Surgery webcast.

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