Frequently Asked Questions

We often receive information requests on a popular topic, or one that may be pertinent to other patrons. The Frequently Asked Questions below may have just the answer you're looking for! If your question is not answered here, please send us a request and we'll answer within one business day. You might also try our toll-free information line or chat program to speak directly with an information specialist.

A patron asked where to start to find housing for a young adult with a disability who would require a structured setting and monitoring. We recommend a series of resources to help you identify the right housing options that ensure full participation in...
Yesterday we introduced you to a library full of excellent resources from the NIDILRR community  aimed at helping people new to disability or entering new phases in life with a disability. Today, we continue with organizations, agencies, and resources...
We often receive requests for statistics for a specific injury type. These questions can include: What are the main causes of spinal cord injury? How long can someone with a burn injury stay in the hospital? Is a person with a brain injury likely to live...
Transportation services can vary - depending on where you live. However, there are plenty of resources available: When you visit Disability.gov, you can search for transportation resources on a national level, by state, or you can search for both national...
According to Medline Plus: Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. They serve as a repair system for the body. There are two main types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells......

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