October 14 – 15
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employer Practices for Individuals with Disabilities (RRTC-EP) will host this virtual conference, highlighting research and featuring presenters who are diversifying their workforces to include individuals with disabilities.
The Bladder Rehabilitation Research Training Center seeks participants for a study of intravesical probiotic (lactobacillus) for urinary symptoms among people with neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction who use indwelling catheters.
Participants must be 18 years or older, diagnosed with neurogenic bladder, use indwelling catheterization for bladder management, have a history of two or more episodes of urinary symptoms in the past year, and live in the Washington, DC metro area. Participants may be compensated for a portion of this study.
The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the University at Buffalo is interested in learning about changes in the travel behavior of people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey is open to any individuals who are aged 65 and older and/or adults with disabilities. As an incentive for taking the survey, participants can enter a drawing to win a $50 gift card. The deadline to participate is October 15, 2020.
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center is looking for adults with all types of disabilities to participate in virtual focus groups discussing healthcare, accessibility, and employment-related gaps in the COVID-19 response.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the opening of Stage I of the Inclusive Design Challenge. The Challenge seeks innovative design solutions that can enable people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities to use automated vehicles. Stage I concept proposals are due October 30, 2020.
Check out our latest episode on "COVID-19, Face Mask Policies, and Title II and Title III of the ADA."