Social Participation

Pilot for State-Specific Cross-Sectional Surveillance of Persons with Rare Disorders and Longitudinal Assessment of Outcomes

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as appears on grants.gov website   Format           Funding Opportunity Announcement RFA-DD-11-004   This funding opportunity announcement solicits cooperative agreement applications to investigate factors that influence well-being for young adults with rare disorders in the three areas of health, education or work, and […]

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Re-establishing Social Participation after Stroke

Funding Period: August 2008 – September 2011 Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Medical Center (VAMC)   Format             Project             This project proposes to identify the key barriers to regaining participation after stroke. This data will be used to develop a post-stroke rehabilitation intervention intended to increase life satisfaction and quality of life, and provide cost-effective care.   […]

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Clearinghouse for Home and Community Based Services

Boston College    Format             Clearinghouse   This clearinghouse promotes the development and expansion of home and community-based services by gathering resources and tools for policy-making, program development, and research into its website. Included are articles, descriptions of promising practices, and other formats pertaining to accessibility, aging, children and family services, developmental/intellectual disabilities, employment programs, long-term […]

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“Social Participation of Children with Disabilities”

December 11, 2009 Canadian Social Trends journal of Statistics Canada, Canada’s national statistic agency   Format             Online article This article describes a study of children with disabilities based on the child component of the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey; parents were surveyed on their children’s daily living activities and social participation, severity of the […]

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Social Participation Resources & Programs: Children with Autism

Promotion of Social Participation, Mental Health, and the Development of Meaningful Interests for Youth on the Autism Spectrum Presented by Susan Bazyk, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, associate professor in the Occupational Therapy Program at Cleveland State University and Lisa Crabtree, assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science at Towson University, 7/28/2009 National […]

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ClinicalTrials.gov

In partnership with the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, and Health and Human Services   Format             Searchable online database    ClinicalTrials.gov offers up-to-date information for locating federally and privately supported clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions and topics pertaining to them, including community integration.     Contact URL  […]

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Social Participation Resources & Programs: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Active Support (AS) Interventions and Their Effect on Increased Participation of Persons with Severe Impairments   Research and Training Center on Community Living of the University of Minnesota   Format             Study   AS is an organizational intervention to enable direct support professionals in community settings to effectively support the participation of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities […]

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Social Participation Resources & Programs: Measurement

  Assessment of Life Habits (LIFE-H) webpage       StrokEngine, in partnership with McGill University       Format             Webpage       LIFE-H was developed to assess the quality of social participation of people with disabilities by estimating how they accomplish activities of daily living and social roles. This website discusses the purpose […]

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Social Participation Resources & Programs: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) webpage The Barkley AAC Center and the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska   Format             Webpage   AAC strategies help people with severe communication disabilities participate more fully in their social roles and interpersonal interaction such as learning, community activities, employment, volunteerism, and care management. […]

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