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The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation does not fund individual grants to students for the purpose of college or graduate level education. We recommend the following resources to find grants, scholarships, and...
As a researcher, you are very knowledgeable about your field. You can talk to your colleagues and mentors about your research. You know how to write a grant proposal or a journal article that will be read and understood by your peers. But could you...
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research funds approximately 250 projects each year, ranging from individual Switzer Research Fellowships to multi-year Model Systems. With the exception of the Switzer...
To learn more about your benefits, the following websites will provide the information and resources you will need: To learn what federal benefits you are eligible for and how to apply for them, please visit Benefits.gov. You can also visit Disability.gov...
Here at NARIC, we add about 300 items to our collection each month, and most of these are peer-reviewed research articles from major journals in the field. Scientific research articles may seem daunting to read: They may be long, use technical wording, or...

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