Research


Study: Saliva Test Can Detect SMA

Researchers say this new non-invasive test for spinal muscular atrophy could be performed in everyday locations.

Study: Disposable Masks Can Be Decontaminated at Home

New research could help ease PPE shortages now and in future outbreaks.

Pre-ISS Webinar Offers CEUs on Oct. 29

The presentation will examine the impact that research can have on Complex Rehab Technology.

RESNA Seeks Comments for Position Paper on AT for PreK-12 Students

Can school professionals help to advocate for assistive technology for students with disabilities?

Permobil White Paper: Standing PWCs Improve Physical & Mental Health

New research shows the wide-ranging impact that standing power wheelchairs can have on consumers' lives.

Researchers Identify New Childhood-Onset ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis typically affects middle-aged people, but a newly discovered form presents in early childhood.

European Researchers Unite to Analyze Rare Diseases

Sharing and reanalyzing data has already led to 255 diagnoses, says Solve-RD.

Study: Random Genetic Mutations Can Cause Spina Bifida

New research demonstrated random mutations resulted in spina bifida in mice.

Research: Survey Asks About Children’s Wheelchair Use in School

Clinicians are asked their perceptions for this new research study.

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Creating a Great ATP

What Qualities & Experiences Are Most Important to Seating & Wheeled Mobility Success?

Survey respondents discuss the skills and experiences needed to be successful.



University of Washington Study Examines Aging with a Disability

Participants sought for study on phone-based wellness program.

New Broda Grant Supports Seating Research

Grant to encourage additional seating research in long-term care settings.

NPIAP Calls for Case Series of High-Risk Clients

Presentations will be made at 2020 conference in Houston.

Researchers to Address Spatial Neglect in Stroke Patients

New system could help compensate for a common effect of brain injury.

The State of Seating: Positioning for the Future

Catching up on the laudable work of RESNA's Wheelchair and Related Seating Standards Committee.

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Let’s Get Together

Getting involved is easy... as I learned first-hand with the RESNA WRS Standards Committee.

Rett Syndrome Organization Awards Research Grants

Studies to focus on activating "silent" X chromosome and developing a tool to assess for MDS.

Study: Mirror Movements Could Be Clinical Markers in Young CP Patients

Researchers' findings could help to determine which kids with cerebral palsy need rehabilitation support.

University of Pittsburgh Seeks Repair Survey Input

Survey examines the state of wheelchair repair in the complex rehab technology industry.

New Muscular Dystrophy Research Examines the Impact of Exercise

Study duplicated muscular dystrophy in a type of worm.

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