The NARIC Multimedia Collection
The NARIC Multimedia Collection includes videos, webcasts, podcasts, and other multimedia products from the NIDILRR community.
Abstract: Presenter describes the results of a year-long study of individuals with burn injury and the two common barriers, physical and psychological, that can prevent them from returning to work. Run time: 1 minute 40 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ATTITUDES, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BARRIERS, BURNS, EMPLOYMENT REENTRY, JOB SEARCH, RESEARCH, WORK ADJUSTMENT.
Abstract: Video provides information about different accessible transportation options available for people with disabilities in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, including buses, light rail, Access, Senior Shuttle (HYDE Shuttle), Metro’s Dial-A-Ride Transit (DART) and Bus Rapid Transit. Presenters discuss these services as well as additional programs that can help people learn how to use the transportation system, plan their trips, and feel comfortable traveling around the community independently.Post date: 01/10/2013 - 09:28
Abstract: In this video, two individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) discuss their art in the context of their SCIs. They talk about how they’ve modified their technique and subject matter, some surprising positive artistic developments that occurred post-injury, and what art has meant to them both in their adjustment to SCI and as an activity that they enjoy. In addition, they share ideas on the commercial aspects of being artists as well as their individual artistic methods. Run time: 50 minutes 50 seconds.Post date: 06/03/2013 - 09:06
Abstract: This "how-to" video presents an individual with spinal cord injury (SCI) demonstrating how to cook from a wheelchair. The presenter provides advice, tips, and techniques for cooking safely. Run time 4 minutes 27 seconds.Post date: 01/08/2013 - 08:42
Abstract: This webcast presents coping strategies and resources to help people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their caregivers address life challenges associated with the illness. The speaker shares stories of people who are demonstrating resilience while dealing with multiple issues. He presents research on how MS professionals can help couples grow within the MS patient-caregiver relationship, and help them effectively cope and adapt in the face of significant life challenges and stressors.Post date: 06/19/2012 - 15:19
Abstract: Video summarizes research on common changes that may occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in order to help individuals with TBI and their partners understand possible changes in their relationship, responsibilities, and communication. Also, tips and suggestions are provided for ways to address the changes and challenges they may experience. Run time: 11 minutes 22 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS, OUTCOMES, SPOUSES, TREATMENT.
Abstract: Webinar presents information and key definitions for organizations that provide programs and services in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Research data and studies; causes of health and system disparities; risk and protective factors; policies and theories; the identity development stages and process; and support strategies are discussed. In addition, audience questions are answered and mentoring specific organizational resources are given.Post date: 04/03/2014 - 04:04
Abstract: Presenter talks about why significant brain injuries are a life-changing situation for individuals who experience them, normal feelings of sadness that stem from their newly changed life, and how it can easily develop into depression. Run time: 54 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ADJUSTMENT, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BRAIN INJURIES, DEPRESSION, DIAGNOSIS, EMOTIONS, MEDICAL TREATMENT, MENTAL HEALTH, SECONDARY CONDITIONS.
Abstract: This webcast describes a study in which brain activity is used to stimulate the muscles of a paralyzed wrist. Control signals recorded from the brain trigger functional electrical stimulation (FES), stimulate paralyzed muscles, and restore functional tasks or activities of daily living to people living with paralysis. In addition to direct muscle stimulation, intra-spinal micro-stimulation is another promising technique used to control FES.Post date: 06/19/2012 - 15:56