research in focus

What Do People with SCI Need to Know Before They Return to Work?

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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For People with ALS, Social Media Can Be a Key Communication Tool to Maintain Relationships and Expand Networks

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disorder that interferes with how the brain and spine transmit signals to muscles and causes loss of motor function including mobility and speech. People with ALS (pALS) may experience such significant speech impairments that they cannot rely on their natural speech to meet their communication needs in face-to-face interactions.

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SCI Advocates and SCI Practitioners Share Their Strategies for Successfully Navigating the Complex Healthcare System

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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The Right Supports Can Improve Opportunities for Job Seekers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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A New Program Shows Promise in Helping People with Serious Mental Illness Fight Obesity and Embrace Wellness

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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For Young African American Men with Substance Use Disorders, VR May Be a Promising Path to Employment

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Does College Training Have a Role to Play in VR?

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Could a Phone-Delivered Program Teach People with MS What They Need to Know to Manage Their Symptoms?

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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What are Key Factors in Successfully Integrating Service Dogs in the Workplace?

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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