It's March! Awareness Month for MS and TBI

March 3, 2017. Two disabling neurological conditions share March Awareness Month – multiple sclerosis (MS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI).  These conditions share other things as well, including causing an array of cognitive, emotional and physical disabilities, and presenting barriers to finding


Dr. Barrett discusses hidden disability after stroke on NJTV

 


On April 29, Dr. A.M. Barrett, director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, appeared on NJTV's One on One show to discuss how stroke can disrupt a person’s 'internal GPS', causing them to have difficulties in navigating the environment – a disabling condition called spatial


President's Day - Remembering the Signing of the ADA

February 12, 2015. On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law "the world's first comprehensive declaration of the equality of people with disabilities, and evidence of America's leadership internationally in the cause of human rights." Because of the landmark Americans with


May is Stroke Awareness Month

 


 


Update on Prism Therapy for Stroke Rehabilitation


Stroke researchers continue their successful NIDRR-funded research project, examining the impact of prism adaptation therapy for the hidden disability of spatial neglect in more than 300 stroke survivors.  “We found that spatial neglect


Collaborating and Coordinating with Employers: An Issue Brief

Although employers of all types have benefited from hiring people with disabilities, unemployment rates remain high. Closer collaboration between employers and disability employment initiatives is key


This comprehensive brief illustrates key research findings, outlines existing strategies and


Major NIH Roadmap

The Outcomes and Assessment Lab received an NIH Roadmap award (U-01) related to the national PROMIS project. Kessler Foundation�s subcontract on this project is estimated at $1,040,000 over 4 years. 


PROMIS is the acronym for Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Health Information System. Boston


On the 20th Anniversary of the ADA

Kessler Foundation reflects on passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act and its impact on quality of life for people with disabilities,


20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act


On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law "the world's first comprehensive