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Report on NIDRR FY 2014 operations and achievements.

Report on NIDRR FY 2013 operations and achievements.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2014 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. The report also compares data for 2010 through 2014 on some variables.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2012 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The report also compares data for 2008 through 2012 on some variables.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) 2013 grantee Annual Performance Report (APR). Grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. The  report also compares data for 2009 through 2013 on some variables.

AbleData.com is the premier database for unbiased, comprehensive information on products, solutions and resources to improve productivity and ease life’s tasks.

New Editions developed functional requirements and built the Disability Equality Index (DEI) (www.disabilityequalityindex.org) survey tool system and website. The DEI is a national, transparent benchmarking survey tool that offers Fortune 1000 businesses an opportunity to measure their disability inclusion policies and practices.

New Editions provides technical support to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Section 508 Program Office. We test proposed electronic and information technology (EIT) products for Section 508 conformance within VA's Enterprise Architecture Framework. We also tested IT Tracker products, OMB Exhibit 300's project/programs, E-Gov initiatives programs, web based and software applications and learning management systems (LMS) courseware for Section 508 compliance.

New Editions provides training and technical assistance on Section 508 and the Secretary’s Section 508 Implementation Policy to designated individuals in the HHS agency and the Office of the Secretary. Section 508 requires electronic and information technology (EIT) procured, developed, maintained or used to be accessible to its employees and customers with disabilities. New Editions staff members work directly with Section 508 Officials and Coordinators at each agency to ensure their understanding of the legal, technical, and policy framework of Section 508 at HHS.

TARGET Centers provide assessments and demonstrations to ensure proper implementation of assistive technology (AT) and ergonomic solutions for the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) workforce. The Centers also assist in making information and microcomputer technology accessible to persons with sight, hearing, speech and dexterity impairments. Through a subcontract with CESSI, New Editions Consulting, Inc. provides the following key services: