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National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
Administration for Community Lving
330 C St SW
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 401-4634 (Local)
http://www.acl.gov/about-acl/about-national-institute-disability-independent-living-and-rehabilitation-research

Brief Description

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. All of NIDRR'S programmatic efforts are aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.

Staff

Robert Jaeger, Director, Robert.Jaeger@acl.hhs.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides for research, demonstration, training, technical assistance and related activities to maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities of all ages; promotes the transfer of, use and adoption of rehabilitation technology for individuals with disabilities in a timely manner; and ensures the widespread distribution, in usable formats, of practical scientific and technological information.
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