News and Notes 434 October 14
Continuing its recognition of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), NARIC explores the efforts of the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities in its Quick Looks blog; the Administration for Community Living (ACL) and NIDILRR host a NDEAM virtual event, Employment Innovation: Improving Work for People with Disabilities; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment for People with Physical Disabilities publishes article, Getting Back to Work After Covid-19: Lingering Symptoms Present Challenges for Employers and the ADA; Researchers from four Burn Model System Centers co-authored article, "Living well" after burn injury: Using case reports to illustrate significant contributions from the Burn Model Systems (BMS) Research Program, published online in the Journal of Burn Care and Research; the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities will host webinar, Intersectionality at Work: Strategies for Navigating Multiple Forms of Discrimination, as part of the Ask Me Anything About Employment Webinar Series; the Great Lakes ADA Regional Center hosts webinar, Accommodations for Hiring and Work, including an overview of the Northeast ADA Regional Center's Small Business at Work Toolkit; the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) seeks individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their caregivers to provide feedback on new factsheets, Irritability, Anger, and Aggression After TBI and Stress Management Strategies for Caregivers; the Department of Labor (DOL) hosts virtual celebration, Building a Future that Works, to celebrate NDEAM.
Continuing our National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) recognition, we explore the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers focusing their efforts on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. These centers conduct research and training activities that include supporting young people transitioning from high school to college or work, developing the peer-support workforce, and educating employers and vocational rehabilitation agencies about creating inclusive and diverse workplaces, among others. Learn more about these centers and their work in our Quick Looks blog post for this week.