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National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
330 C Street SW, Room 1304
Washington, DC 20201

Overview

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