National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

New Editions analyzes the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDILRR's) Annual Performance Report (APR) data through a subcontract to RTI International. The purpose of the APR is to collect data from NIDILRR’s grantees concerning their project foci, activities and progress, and contributions to society’s capacity to provide opportunities and accommodations for citizens with disabilities.

New Editions operates AbleData, the premier resource for objective information on assistive technology (AT) and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources, for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). New Editions designs and maintains the AbleData website and its extensive content of products, solutions and resources that assist people in being more independent and productive. New Editions is responsible for managing and producing detailed descriptions and specifications on thousands of AT products.

New Editions provides planning, evaluation, research, technical assistance and logistical services to support the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research's (NIDILRR’s) program planning and improvement, as well as to meet accountability requirements.

New Editions provides a wide range of program support to the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR). ICDR's mission is to promote coordination among federal agencies that conduct research or implement policy around disability issues.