Welcome to the NARIC Multimedia Collection
Each month, we add new video and audio materials developed by NIDRR grantees to our collection. These include instructional videos, webinars, equipment demonstrations, interviews, and other products that showcase new research. Each thumbnail links to the full abstract and a video on demand.
O18432 RERC on wheelchair transportation safety crash tests.
This series of videos show the simulation of a wheelchair and occupant experiencing a 30mph/20g sled test (the wheelchair and crash dummy experience a 30 mile per hour change in velocity and a deceleration equal to 20 times the force of gravity).
O18433 Increasing access to healthcare for people with disabilities.
Presenters discuss the processes of a community engagement and evaluation project that examines a grassroots method used to identify and remove barriers to people with disabilities in accessing healthcare at the community level.
O18434 Pressure relief techniques in a manual wheelchair.
This video presents two individuals using both a wheelchair with and without arm rests demonstrate different pressure techniques to relieve pressure from the buttocks and the boney prominences.
Equal treatment: Managing diabetes and mental illness.
In this podcast, an individual in recovery with diabetes and mental illness shares her story of being diagnosed with both disabilities, tips on how to recognize the risks for developing diabetes, and how to manage both co-occurring conditions to stay healthy.
O18436 Is your heart in it to win it?
This podcast presents information to educate individuals with or without a psychiatric disability about the importance of maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle.
O18437 One woman’s journey to quit smoking and be healthier.
Podcast shares an individual’s journey to quit smoking starting with the time she was still smoking and continuing from when and why she made the decision to quit, through the process of quitting, and her lifestyle once she was smoke free.
O18469 Senator Mark Kirk on his rehabilitation “walking program”.
Video presents newscasts of Senator Mark Kirk’s prognosis after surviving a stroke, outlines the progress of his recovery, and discusses his enrolment in an intensive walking program and study for stroke patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
O18470 Senator Mark Kirk films his rehabilitation.
Video presents newscasts of Senator Mark Kirk’s prognosis after surviving a stroke, outlines the progress of his recovery, and discusses his enrollment in an intensive walking program and study for stroke patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
O18471 Ultralight wheelchair skills: From rehab to real world.
In this video, a physical therapist provides practical tips and explanations for learning and perfecting wheelchair skills, including why and where to learn wheelies, wheelies for curbs and maneuvering in small spaces, on gravel roads, up and down hills, and more.