NIDILRR is a federal government grants-making agency that sponsors grantees to generate new disability and rehabilitation knowledge and promote its use and adoption. Promoting the use and adoption of new disability and rehabilitation knowledge by various stakeholders helps people with disabilities in the following ways:

  • It improves their ability to perform activities of their choice in the community
  • It expands society's capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for its citizens with disabilities

"American Institutes for Research used in compliance with public domain status of U. S. Government publication."

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Letter from John Tschida
(Inactive 404 URI, unlinked 3/2017 - https://acl.gov/about-acl/about-national-institute-disability-independent-living-and-rehabilitation-researchGrant-Funding/Programs/nidrr/20140811nidrrcolleagueswioaletter.pdf)


Review of Disability and Rehabilitation Research:
NIDILRR Grantmaking Processes and Products (2012)
The National Academies Press