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New NIDRR DRRP Proposed Priorities

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has issued a notice of proposed priority for a Disability and Rehabilitation Research Project (DRRP) on employment of individuals with disabilities.  The notice highlights that current unemployment rates for people ages 25 to 54 are approximately two times higher for individuals with disabilities compared to individuals without disabilities and that the average yearly wage for individuals with disabilities is about $10,000 less than individuals without disabilities.

New NIDRR RERC Proposed Priorities

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) has issued a notice of proposed priorities for Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) within the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program. Specifically NIDRR has proposed two priorities for RERCs including recreational technologies and exercise physiology benefitting individuals with disabilities and rehabilitation robotics.

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