To help people with disabilities and their health care providers work together to manage chronic pain, AIR experts, with funding from NIDILRR, have developed a collection of resources designed to support working with a healthcare provider to create a pain management plan, discuss ways to manage pain, and work together for safer opioid use.
AIR is working on two projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on how to use measurement to drive transformative, meaningful, and sustainable change. Senior Researchers Tandrea Hilliard-Boone, Ellen Schultz, and Karen Frazier discuss what they’ve learned through these projects about how systems can keep people healthy and how to use measurement as a tool to make those changes in equitable ways.
As more students return to in-person learning, education leaders are working not only to rebuild school communities and help students transition but also to address gaps in learning resulting from COVID-19 disruptions. AIR Senior Researcher Emily Loney discusses one strategy states and districts are considering: tutoring, or focused instruction provided to students in one-on-one or small group settings.
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