The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP), which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research and dissemination and utilization activities to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation
technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act).
The purpose of this particular DRRP is to improve the lives of individuals with TBI through a multi-site collaborative research project on a topic(s) related to rehabilitation following TBI.
The project will leverage the capacities of the TBIMS Centers Program and contribute to the advancement of evidence-based rehabilitation interventions.
The eligibility criteria for this grant opportunity are the same as those used for the TBIMS Centers.
Specifically, an applicant institution must provide a continuum of care for people with TBI, including emergency medical services, acute care services, acute medical rehabilitation services, and post acute services.
Applicants may be, but are not required to be, a currently funded TBIMS Center.