Displaying 73 - 84 of 395
Generic Background Image
RRTC KT

RRTC: Knowledge Translation Projects

Our Knowledge Translation (KT) projects seek to (1) increase knowledge about, and use of, outcome instruments to support employment goals, (2) develop and disseminate high quality KT materials on employment topics, (3) mentor and guide researchers and other stakeholders in integrating evidence-based outcome instruments in vocational rehabilitation, and (4) provide expert consultation and online materials to help employment stakeholders access and utilize materials created and validated by investigators as part of this Center’s activities.

Research Project

Ryan walking on a treadmill after his stroke

Ryan's Story: Surviving a Stroke at 20

Ryan suffered a stroke when he was just 20 while he was on vacation with his family in Florida. After months of intensive therapy, Ryan has made an incredible recovery. He has learned to walk, improved his hand function and has his sights back on school.

Patient Story

Generic Background Image

AbilityLab Hosts NAHN-Illinois December Meeting

On Dec. 20, 2018, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab hosted more than 40 members of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses-Illinois (NAHN-Illinois) for their monthly chapter meeting.

Blog

Brad the Bullet Baker

Brad's Story: Back on the Bike

Brad “The Bullet” Baker is a leading flat track racer. On July 22, he sustained a spinal cord injury at the Minneapolis X Games. His recovery at AbilityLab has brought him back to the bike.

Patient Story

SCI-QOL: Clinical Adaptation of Psychosocial Measures

Clinical Adaptation of the Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Psychosocial Measures

The Clinical Adaptation of the Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Psychosocial Measures study aims to validate the items of the Spinal Cord Injury– Quality of Life (SCI-QOL) assessment and to improve how people use the SCI-QOL scores to describe different levels of social and emotional experiences among individuals living with a spinal cord injury (SCI).

Research Project

Generic Background Image

Motivational Interviewing and Physical Activity in Parkinson’s Disease

The Motivational Interviewing and Physical Activity in Parkinson’s Disease project will test the efficacy of a motivational interviewing intervention and web application to improve physical activity in Parkinson's disease.

Research Project

Generic Background Image

Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology (EQuATe) 2.0 Module

The Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology (EQuATe) 2.0 Module takes a look at assistive technology used by individuals with spinal cord injury.

Research Project

Soft Exo