ERIC Number: ED479107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Success Stories, 2002: Making a Difference One Story at a Time.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research.
This booklet contains accounts of 41 successes realized by organizations receiving grants from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDDR) as examples of how NIDRR has experienced success in the following areas: (1) overcoming an identified dissemination "barrier"; (2) reaching new target audiences with needed information; (3) addressing linguistic, cultural, and cognitive diversity among audiences; (4) applying new social marketing techniques that work; (5) achieving a unique impact through a specific dissemination activity; and (6) obtaining individual benefits through utilization of disseminated information. The booklet also includes staff and grantee recognitions and a "Who's in the News" section focusing on media attention reported by grantees in 2002. Each success "story" is told in a brief summary including the name and location of the organization and contact information. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Grants, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Marketing, Program Effectiveness, Rehabilitation, Success
National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 211 East Seventh St., Suite 400, Austin, TX 78701-3281. Tel: 800-266-1832 (Toll Free); Fax: 512-476-2286; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncddr.org. For full text: http://www.ncddr.org/du/success2002/SS2002.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research.