There are three natural enemies of urbanism: crime, terrorism, and pandemics. In the 1970s and 1980s, crime seemed like an existential threat to American cities. In the 2000s, it was terrorism. And today it’s pandemics, as COVID-19 sweeps across the country’s dense urban areas.
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) | NCDDR produces resources in print and online to assist researchers, disability-related professionals, and people with disabilities and their families in better understanding and using disability research. These publications discuss topics such as knowledge translation, systematic reviews, evidence-based technology, communities of practice as a knowledge transfer strategy, and research quality.
The CAT at the University at Buffalo conducts research, education and service to increase knowledge about assistive devices for persons with disabilities. Activities are multidisciplinary and integrate government, academic, public health and business sectors to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities.