National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

One of three components of OSERS at the U.S. Department of Education. NIDRR generates, disseminates, and promotes new knowledge to improve the options available to individuals with disabilities. It conducts programs of research to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals with disabilities. NIDRR’s focus includes research in areas such as employment; health and function; technology for access and function; and independent living and community integration.

Source: U.S. Department of Education