Sharing my RFP so that others can learn from my mistakes.
The goal of this project is to improve the delivery and quality of services and resources available to individuals with disabilities which will enhance the ability of people with individuals to achieve inclusion and integration into society. The objectives are: 1) to improve lifespan and ease of life; 2) to improve the provision of information and awareness of available technologies for those with disabilities; 3) to streamline access to technology and information; 4) to advance and enhance currently available technologies. Anticipated outcomes include: 1) individual with disabilities and their caregivers will have greater options for improving their ways of lives; 2) providers will be able to more options for care using a variety of existing techniques; 3) families will have streamlined access to information. The expected products are an application the new NIDILRR Research application which will work much like TikTok, marketing and outreach materials, and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. The app will feel like a combination of TikTok and an online library. It will translate NIDILRR content into short videos and graphics that will make them easily digestible and attainable, or users can read full length articles through our database.
Keywords: Application, Database, Disability, Technology, Repository
Summary of Panel Discussion for NIDILLR App
The application you submitted to the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) for consideration under the Fiscal Year 2023 Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer (HHS-2023-ACL-NIDILRR-DPKT-0000) Grant Competition has been peer reviewed. This letter is to advise you that your application was not selected for funding. Each application was objectively reviewed, discussed, and scored by a peer review panel. Panel members evaluated applications according to the criteria published in the application packet. I am enclosing a copy of the comment sheets prepared by the peer reviewers. If you wish to discuss the peer review process, the reviewers’ comments or any related matters pertaining to your application or NIDILRR’s DRRP Program, please contact Mr. Brian Bard at Brian.Bard@acl.hhs.gov or by phone at (202) 795-7298. Thank you for your interest in the KT Grants. I look forward to your continued interest in NIDILRR grant programs.