Our Funding Agency
The (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. All programmatic efforts are aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.
It is the mission of NIDRR to generate, disseminate and promote new knowledge to improve the options available to disabled persons. The ultimate goal is to allow these individuals to perform their regular activities in the community and to bolster society's ability to provide full opportunities and appropriate supports for its disabled citizens. Toward this end, NIDRR conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals of all ages with disabilities. NIDRR's focus includes research in areas such as employment; health and function; technology for access and function; independent living and community integration; and other associated disability research areas.
Through grant number H133B040034, NIDRR has funded the RRTC: Health & Wellness
to promote health and wellness for people living with long-term