More than 40 years ago both RESNA and NARIC were early products of a burgeoning information age. RESNA as a community of rehabilitation professionals generating huge amounts of new knowledge and NARIC as a repository to organize and disseminate this knowledge, and make it readily available to ever-widening audiences. Both efforts with the ultimate goal of helping people with disabilities improve their lives.
El RehabWire de junio pone de relieve la investigación e informes centrados en las discapacidades del desarrollo. El cambio en la terminología de retraso mental a la discapacidad de desarrollo refleja el cambio de enfoque de discapacidad a las necesidades de la vida.
RehabWire for June highlights research and reports focusing on developmental disabilities. The change in terminology from mental retardation to developmental disability reflects the shift of focus from impairment to life needs.
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