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Technical Assistance Requests and Responses

Overview of Technical Assistance (TA) Activities

CeKTER provides technical assistance services to NIDILRR-funded grantees to help improve the quality of your knowledge translation efforts related to employment research. Whatever you need, we are willing to see if we can help!

We can provide guidance and advice on the following and more:

  • Engagement of stakeholders
  • Social media
  • Website design
  • Implementation strategies for adoption and use of your research

Technical Assistance Request

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can use these services?

All current NIDILRR-sponsored grantees that focus on employment research are eligible to use CeKTER’s TA services.

Are there any fees for TA services?

There is no fee for current NIDILRR grantees for these services.

What type of service can be requested?

TA will be individually tailored to address challenges identified by grantees related to any components of the knowledge translation process.

How do I submit a request for Technical Assistance?

To submit a request or question, please complete our online request form.

NOTE: CeKTER does not provide information and referral assistance to members of the general public. If you or someone you know needs assistance:

What happens after I submit a request?

Once your request or question is received, CeKTER will verify your status as a NIDILRR grantee conducting employment research, assess your request, and respond by e-mail, telephone or Zoom. You should receive an initial reply within two business days.

Who provides the information and TA services?

Responses to grantee requests will be provided by CeKTER staff and/or consultants with expertise in areas such as research methods, standards of evidence, measurement, research utilization, and knowledge translation strategies.

Is there a deadline for submitting a request?

CeKTER is funded September 2020-August 2025. These services are available to NIDILRR grantees conducing employment research on an ongoing basis during this time.