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May

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Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor: Accessible Recreation and Physical Activity

Posted by on May 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2019-2020, NER provided funding to Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor to increase knowledge about importance of physical activity for individuals with disabilities; increase access to recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities, moving toward universal access to recreation; and build relationships between disability communities and recreation communities. This blog post is an excerpt from… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Apr

24

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ICYMI: 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Bringing the EHR to the Patient

Posted by on April 24th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

With work travel prohibited while our country copes with COVID-19, I am looking for alternative professional development opportunities to help me understand my role in empowering health information outreach in New England. To catch up on Health IT, I dedicated one day to watching this recorded webcast of the 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Connecting… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Apr

08

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Libraries Closed! Painful Decisions in Response to COVID-19

Posted by on April 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

I subscribe to multiple listservs for library staff, with a focus on issues affecting hospital libraries and public libraries. My inbox exploded in March. Librarians were frantically seeking support and guidance during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. At first, the emails were related to spring conferences. Many institutions started restricting travel, and this cascaded… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary

Mar

05

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15-40 Connection 3 Steps Detect℠ in Massachusetts Vocational/Technical High Schools

Posted by on March 5th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2018-2019, NER provided funding to 15-40 Connection to support the 3 Steps Detect℠ program at Massachusetts vocational and technical high schools.  This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER in May 2019. The goal for this project was to establish program partnerships to teach 3 Steps Detect℠ and share… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Feb

07

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Improving Access to Health Education at Springfield Technical Community College

Posted by on February 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

In 2018-2019, NER supported Springfield Technical Community College Library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative. Chelsea Contrada, Outreach and OER Librarian, was the lead for this project. Springfield Technical Community College is located in the ethnically and racially diverse city of Springfield, Massachusetts. This blog post is an excerpt from the final report submitted to NER… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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