Friday, October 2, 2015

Library Closed Today

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The CeDIR Library is closed today due to a staff training. We will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 5th.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

CeDIR Citings Fall Issue

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Twice a year, the CeDIR library issues a new edition of the newsletter, CeDIR Citings. This fall's edition focuses on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). The issue offers resources on writing IEPs, websites, books, and a book review.

To read this issue of CeDIR Citings, please visit:

To see a list of past issues, visit:

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Neighborhood Heart and Soul

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The City of Bloomington’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Department is hosting a workshop “Neighborhood Heart and Soul,” led by Phil Stafford, Center Director for the Institute's Center on Aging and Community, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 401 N. Morton St. Stafford is a cultural anthropologist and national leader in the age-friendly community movement.

This free workshop is for neighborhood residents who want to explore the treasures that drew residents to their neighborhoods and look into future neighborhood projects that will keep residents there. The workshop will include activities and methods that help residents establish what they want to preserve, value, add and develop to help shape each resident’s own neighborhood.

Registration is not required, but if you register by Monday, Oct. 12, a map of your neighborhood or area may be provided as a tool to work with as you explore the array of possibilities of projects in your neighborhood.

To register for this free workshop or to inquire if you live within the boundaries of a neighborhood association, please contact Vickie Provine, Program Manager at or call 812.349.3505.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Library Closed this Friday

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Due to a staff training, the CeDIR Library will be closed this Friday, October 2nd. We will re-open on Monday, October 5th at 8:00 a.m.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Indiana’s first accessible canoe, kayak launch opens

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Want to enjoy some time on the water? Now in northwestern Indiana, everyone can!

"A new accessible boat launching facility in northwestern Indiana will make it easier for paddlers of all abilities to get on the water. The canoe and kayak launch at Michigan City’s Hansen Park complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), making it the first of its kind in Indiana.

Known as an EZ Launch, the facility will help make Trail Creek and the Lake Michigan Water Trails system more accessible for both able-bodied paddlers and paddlers with physical limitations."

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Statistics done wrong: The woefully complete guide

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Statistics Done Wrong is a pithy, essential guide to statistical blunders in modern science that will show you how to keep your research blunder-free. You'll examine embarrassing errors and omissions in recent research, learn about the misconceptions and scientific politics that allow these mistakes to happen, and begin your quest to reform the way you and your peers do statistics. -book description

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Way leads on to way: Paths to employment for people with intellectual disability

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Way leads on to way: Paths to employment for people with intellectual disability looks at the current status of our efforts to achieve the goal of meaningful employment by examining the following areas: emerging best practices in employment, the return-to-work process for disability beneficiaries, transition planning, vocational assessment and preparation, supports in competitive employment, postsecondary education, service learning, and planning and supporting employment.

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