NCDDR Update: An e-bulletin of The National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research. SEDL, Advancing Research, Improving Education: Funded by the U.S. Department of Education
May 2011

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New Focus Technical Brief - Do Cultural Competency Interventions Work? A Systematic Review on Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes for Ethnically and Linguistically Diverse Individuals with Disabilities
  • FOCUS: Technical Brief No. 31
    Do Cultural Competency Interventions Work? A Systematic Review on Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes for Ethnically and Linguistically Diverse Individuals with Disabilities

    This issue of FOCUS describes a systematic review that was conducted by a team of researchers trained through the NCDDR's online course. The review examined whether cultural competency interventions improve rehabilitation outcomes for ethnically and linguistically diverse individuals with disabilities, and if so, for whom and under what conditions.

    Read More: http://www.ncddr.org/kt/products/focus/focus31
    Download PDF file, FOCUS 31

Cover image of the Focus Technical Brief #30 - KT4TT: Knowledge Translation Embedded in Technology Transfer
  • FOCUS: Technical Brief No. 30
    KT4TT: Knowledge Translation Embedded in Technology Transfer

    This issue, developed in collaboration with the Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (KT4TT), provides examples of how technology-focused grantees funded by NIDRR, such as Small Business Innovation Research projects and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers, can embed knowledge translation efforts throughout the technology transfer process.

    Read More: http://www.ncddr.org/kt/products/focus/focus30
    Download PDF file, FOCUS 30

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Coming Soon!

FOCUS Technical Brief No. 32
A Knowledge Translation Strategy to Efficiently Communicate Research-Based Knowledge to Multiple Stakeholder Audiences: Knowledge Value Mapping of National Organizations

FOCUS Technical Brief No. 33
External Validity in Research on Rehabilitation Interventions: Issues for Knowledge Translation

WEB ARCHIVES

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Online workshop with Dr. Melanie Barwick (Toronto, Canada):

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