Connecting Disability Research to Practice


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Information Retrieval for International Disability and Rehabilitation Research (2013)
The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (CIRRIE) will discuss the importance of accessing international research for systematic reviews and research synthesis. CIRRIE's database of international research makes available to the disability community knowledge that has been found useful in other countries. Tips will be shared on how to use CIRRIE's database to its fullest potential.
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Knowledge Translation: From Research to Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery (2013)
Should practice guidelines be developed for vocational rehabilitation (VR) service delivery? This webcast will be a discussion with a rehabilitation researcher, a VR educator, and a VR practitioner around practice guidelines: what they are, how they are developed in other disciplines, and if they could be helpful to VR counselors and consumers.
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Online Workshop: Barriers and Supports for Research Use (2012)
This interactive workshop looked at strategies for overcoming obstacles as well as ways to promote the use of high quality research information to support employment of people with disabilities. Our presenters addressed how research findings are used in planning and decision making, and what new research is needed.
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Webcasts on Knowledge Translation Topics (2010)
The NCDDR offers webcasts to NIDRR grantees, people with disabilities and their families, professional organizations, and other stakeholders to increase awareness of and discussions regarding knowledge translation concepts and other topics of broad scope related to KT, standards of evidence, systematic review procedures, effective outreach activities, and conclusions/implications from specific systematic reviews addressing topics of high interest to consumers of evidence-based research.