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Personal Care Assistants: How to Find, Hire & Keep
August 2018

Personal Care Assistants: How to Find, Hire & Keep

Personal Care Assistants: How to Find, Hire & Keep is a guide for people with spinal cord injuries that has information on how to find, hire, and keep personal care assistants. It was created by Craig Hospital, and is available in...

Know the Science. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
August 2018

Know the Science

Why is it important to know the science of health? Simply put, because there is a lot of misinformation out there—from anecdotes disguised as evidence to excessive claims made by supplement manufacturers to TV doctors touting the...

Affordable Housing Online. Logo is made of three speech bubbles. On the left, a blue bubble with a person icon. In the middle, a dark brown bubble with an apartment icon. On the right, a purple bubble with sign posts.
August 2018

Housing for Persons with Disabilities Guide

Housing for Persons with Disabilities Guide This guide provides information about federal housing resources that people with disabilities can use to find accessible and affordable housing. Housing for Persons with Disabilities Guide...

Cover for Jump-Starting Community Living and Participation: A Toolkit for Promoting Inclusion in Community Life
August 2018

Jump-Starting Community Living and Participation

Jump-Starting Community Living and Participation: A Toolkit for Promoting Inclusion in Community Life This toolkit discusses methods and resources for behavioral health service programs to put into place some policies, programs, and...

Paretn to Parent USA. A circle of cartoon people, adults, children, some with physical disabilities, hold hands around the words.
August 2018

Parent to Parent USA

Parent to Parent USA is a national non-profit organization that connects Parent to Parent programs across the United States. Parent to Parent programs offer parent to parent support as a core resource for families with children who...

AgrAbility logo, a dark green square with a white and light green stylized plant with a white dot that also looks vaguely like a person.
August 2018

AgrAbility

AgrAbility works to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. They provide services to...

Screenshot of website text: Burn Injury. Explore our Burn Injury resources to learn more about social and emotional issues, wound care, employment, managing pain, scarring, itch skin, and other important topics.
August 2018

Burn Injury Resources

Burn Injury Resources The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center works with researchers at Burn Injury Model Systems Centers to create resources for people with burn injuries, their families, and service providers. Their goal is to...

Screenshot of website text: Traumatic Brain Injury. Explore our Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) resources to learn more about social and emotional issues, cognitivie issues, health issues, rehabilitation, and other important topics.
August 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Resources

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Resources The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center works with researchers at Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Centers to create resources for people with traumatic brain injuries, their families,...

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