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Emergency Preparedness and People with Intellectual, Developmental, or Cognitive Disabilities

The final post in our emergency preparedness series covers resources and tools for people with intellectual, developmental, or cognitive disabilities, their families, and emergency planners. Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness and People with Psychiatric Disabilities

For our next post in our series on emergency preparedness and people with disabilities, published in partnership with our colleagues at AbleData, we are highlighting resources and information for people with psychiatric disabilities. Although there are many sample planning templates … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness and People with Mobility Disabilities

In continuation of our series on emergency preparedness and people with disabilities, we are highlighting resources and information for people with mobility disabilities along with our colleagues at AbleData. People with mobility disabilities and older adults may adversely affected by … Continue reading

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Pain Awareness Month – A Look at Recent Research

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 20% of US adults has chronic pain, and as many as 8% of US adults has high-impact chronic pain, that is pain that interferes with life and work activities. … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness and People with Auditory Disabilities

We continue our emergency preparedness series with a look at resources for people with auditory disabilities Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness and People with Visual Disabilities

This week, NARIC and AbleData are partnering to bring you preparedness resources from the NIDILRR Community and elsewhere so you can be #PreparedNotScared. We kick things off with resources for people who are blind or have other visual disabilities. Continue reading

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Celebrating National Rehab Week – Personal Perspectives on Why It Works

This week is Rehab Week, sponsored by the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation (NRAF). Events and observances throughout the week focus on educating people about the benefits and impact of rehabilitation, from physical therapies and interventions to building social and communication … Continue reading

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Preparing, Enduring, and Recovering from Dorian

September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As Hurricane Dorian moves up the East Coast of the US, communities are preparing for or recovering from the damage caused by high winds, flooding, and electrical … Continue reading

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The Access Board Wants to Hear from You!

Recently, the US Access Board released a set of proposed guidelines for the onboard wheelchairs that air carriers must provide to passengers who cannot use their personal wheelchairs in the cabin during flight. The guidelines are available to the public … Continue reading

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Online Courses to Get You Up to Speed

While you’re shopping for school supplies, check out some of these online courses for your own continuing education! Continue reading

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