The NARIC Multimedia Collection

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The NARIC Multimedia Collection includes videos, webcasts, podcasts, and other multimedia products from the NIDILRR community.

An African-american woman wearing a red shirt and glasses discusses analyzing bowel movements.

Analyzing your bowel movements.

Abstract: An individual with a spinal cord injury (SCI) talks about how your diet and the types and quantities of food you eat can affect bowel movements. She also shares tips and strategies about different things she does to manage her bowel program. This video is part of the Hot Topic Module: Managing bowel function after SCI. Run time: 56 seconds.NARIC Accession Number: O20848.  

Post date: 05/20/2019 - 15:25
A young man sitting at a desk wearing a pink shirt. The Transitions RTC banner is displayed on the wall behind him.

Announcing Comeback TV!

Abstract: Presenter introduces a new monthly video series, Comeback TV. The series, created for young adults living with mental health challenges, provides information and support to help them reach their goals regarding education, employment, and independent living. Viewers can subscribe, comment, leave messages, or call to present ideas for show topics.

Post date: 06/11/2019 - 16:30
Jesse Fann, MD, discusses antidepressant medications.

Antidepressant Medications

Abstract: Speaker provides information on what antidepressants are, what they do, and how they affect the body. He talks about the negative images people and the media have about antidepressants, stigma, the difference in treatment between people with brain injury and without, reasons patients don't want to take antidepressants, and the importance of patients and their families to be involved in the decision-making and treatment options process to decide the best approaches for dealing with depression. Run time: 2 minutes 44 seconds.

Post date: 08/12/2015 - 06:42
A young man sitting at a desk wearing a black shirt with a yellow sunflower pin. The desk holds a tea set and a vase with red flowers. The comeback TV logo is displayed in the background.

Applying for a job: Where and how. (Part two).

Abstract: This video is the second in a two-part series. Presenter shares tips that may help young adults in both locating and applying for a job. These tips are aimed at helping young adults increase their chances of finding new job opportunities. Part one can be found under accession number O20114.

Post date: 06/11/2019 - 16:19
Art and Music Therapy in Rehab and Beyond

Art and music therapy in rehab and beyond.

Abstract: In this presentation, two therapists explain the many benefits that can be gained through the creative arts therapies. They provide examples of different equipment and supplies that can be used by individuals with mobility disabilities and discuss ways art can be used to support rehabilitation, and for personal growth, expression, and enjoyment. A guest artist, who is a mouth painter, talks about his evolution as a professional artist since sustaining a spinal cord injury more than 30 years ago. Run time 59 minutes 13 seconds.

Post date: 06/19/2012 - 15:22

Arthritis and employment part 1: Resources for employed people with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions.

Abstract:This question-and-answer podcast is the first in a two-part series. Part one provides resources that are available to help an employer and people with arthritis or other rheumatic conditions like lupus, fibromyalgia, and multiple sclerosis that have some limitation in their ability to work. The speaker explains how limitations can affect the type or amount of work an individual can accomplish and how accommodations can help work performance. Information on government funded resources, voluntary organizations, and local resources are also provided.

Post date: 04/11/2013 - 03:58

Arthritis and employment part 2: When and how to tell people at work about your arthritis or other rheumatic condition.

Abstract: This question-and-answer podcast is the second in a two-part series. Part two provides information for individuals with arthritis or another rheumatic health condition on when, if, and how to discuss/disclose that information to an employer, prospective employer, or interviewer. The speaker also shares tips, strategies, and ideas about how to approach the difficult task of requesting accommodations from an employer and explains both the pros and cons of telling an employer and co-workers about having a health condition or disability.

Post date: 04/11/2013 - 04:03
Elizabeth Felix, PhD. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Miami VAHS

Asking about pain

Abstract: Presenter comments on how physicians treated individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) who have pain symptoms below the level of injury, in both the past and present, and stresses how important it is for physicians to ask questions in the right way to be able to help, treat, or prevent the chronic pain that some individuals with SCI experience. Run time: 1 minute 46 seconds.

Post date: 10/28/2014 - 06:24
Alternative and Augmentative Communication. Katherine Drager, Janice Lights, & David McNaughton Penn State University. Ideas that Work

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Abstract: This webcast introduces the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for children. What AAC is and the benefits of using ACC are explained.

Post date: 06/19/2012 - 15:26

Autonomic Dysreflexia

Abstract: Webcast provides information on what autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is and explains the importance of how to prevent, recognize, and treat the life-threatening condition that affects individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI).

Post date: 10/08/2013 - 02:53