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National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

New Funding Opportunity for Disability and Rehabilitation Research

November 2013 — The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has announced award applications for Minority-Serving Institutions to conduct research and development Field Initiated Projects (FIPs).

AbleData Request for Proposals

June 3, 2013 — The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) in association with the Department of Education issued a request for proposals for the evaluation, operation and maintenance of AbleData, a database and website providing information on assistive equipment for people with disabilities.

Award Applications for Disability Research

May 9, 2013 — The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has announced award applications for a Disability Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) and for Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs).  Award applications are available for a DRRP for a Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Collaborative Research Project.  The related final priority notes that the DRRP should contribute “rehabilitation interventions and clinical practice guidelines that improve the lives of individuals with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) through research,” including treatin

NIDRR Rehabilitation Research Training Center on Disability in Rural Areas

May 7, 2013 — The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has issued a notice of proposed priority [FR Doc No: 2013-10833] for a Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) Program on Disability in Rural Areas.  The notice highlights that people with disabilities comprise an estimated 13.2 percent of rural populations, as compared to 11.6 percent in urban areas.  In addition, rural areas pose challenges such as geographic isolation which is often coupled with “less access to public transportation, employment and educational opportunities, health networks and

New NIDRR Award Applications

May 7, 2013 — The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has announced final priorities and award applications for Disability Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRPs) in the following areas:

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