Falls and Fear of Falling in Adults who Require Wheelchairs for Locomotion Study

To participate you must be an adult who:

  • Is at least 18 years old
  • Has a neurological diagnosis (such as but not limited to post-polio syndrome, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis) for at least 6 months.
  • Use a wheelchair (manual or power) at least 75% of your mobility time inside your home and 100% of the time outside your home.
  • Has a computer with internet access.
Sun, 03/31/2019 - 15:16
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Visit the Ed Roberts page to:

  • Join the Twitter Chat on January 23 - at 3PM PST/6PM EST - (Use #ERDunity)
  • Get this year's funky, retro-themed Ed Roberts Poster;
  • Learn all about Ed Roberts and other disability rights leaders, and more.

Please join the celebration and chat with YO! Disabled and Proud!

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01/17/2019 - 10:01am
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How do you know if your organization is ready to start contracting with health care partners? Are you hoping to expand the contracts that your organization already has? Use the Aging and Disability Business Institute's Readiness Assessment Tool to assess your organization's level of readiness for securing and maintaining partnerships with the health care sector. The tool also provides a framework and resources for navigating the process successfully.

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:51
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Building on the last release, you can now view part threeof our Contracting 101 miniseries. Continuing discussion on “Evaluating Contracts,” Sandy Atkins of the Partners In Care Foundation offers words of wisdom on contracting best practices for CBOs. These Expert Insight videos are made possible by a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:51
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Are you a person with a disability who wants to get involved and make a difference? Do you have a family member with a disability or do you work to improve life for people with disabilities? The West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council (the Council) is recruiting new members to fill vacancies for terms beginning July 1, 2019 and you should apply!

This federally mandated Council works closely with the Centers for Independent Living and monitors, reviews, and evaluates the implementation of the State Plan for Independent Living.

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:59

About the scholarship

Sat, 03/02/2019 - 08:26

Consideration of Pain in the Disability Determination Process

Deadline: February 15, 2019

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 09:59
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Marta Pereyra has an affinity for helping minority communities and a passion for help­ing older immigrants and refugees in particular, but she also has a head for business and a talent for persisting until things get done to her satisfaction. Pereyra, who is an immi­grant from Poland, is executive director of Illinois’ Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly (CLESE; clese.org), and has served in that capacity for the past 10 years.

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 15:57