Category Archives: Event

It takes a village: Kinship Care Month

Generally speaking, a child with or without disabilities may be raised by one or both parents. However, there may be life circumstances such as the death of one or both parents, or if one or both parents are either financially, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Disability and LGBTQ+ Pride

This week overlaps LGBTQIA Pride Month and Disability Pride Month, so we are spotlighting the intersectionality of disability and gender and sexual minority experiences. Continue reading

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Celebrando el Orgullo de Personas con Discapacidades y LGBTQ+

Esta semana se superpone a dos celebraciones de Orgullo: finales de junio y el Mes de Pride, comúnmente reconocido para celebrar y afirmar los derechos de personas que se identifican como homosexuales, lesbianas, bisexuales, transgénero, o minorías de género o … Continue reading

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Come Together During Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the week of September 5-11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. Suicide is a major public health concern and a leading cause of death in the United States (https://www.cdc.gov/suicide/facts/index.html). It is also preventable. The … Continue reading

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Reúnase durante el Mes de Prevención del Suicidio

Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (en inglés) y la semana del 5 al 11 de septiembre es la Semana Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (en inglés). El suicidio es un importante problema de salud pública y … Continue reading

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Disability Pride Month: Celebrating People with Disabilities

Disability Pride Month is celebrated every July in recognition of people with disabilities, much like Black History Month in February, LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in June, and Hispanic Heritage Month in September celebrate these communities. According to the National Council on … Continue reading

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Mes de Orgullo por Discapacidad: Celebrando a las Personas con Discapacidades

El Mes de Orgullo por Discapacidad se celebra cada julio en reconocimiento de personas con discapacidades, al igual que el Mes de la Historia Afroamericana en febrero, el Mes del Orgullo LGBTQIA+ en junio, y el Mes de la Herencia … Continue reading

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SCI Awareness – All Year Long

NARIC Project Director Mark Odum reflects on SCI Awareness Month, COVID-19, and why “awareness” is a year-long activity. Continue reading

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Concientización sobre la LME: Todo el año

Mark X. Odum ha dirigido el equipo de NARIC durante más de 30 años. Se llama a sí mismo un “hombre con LME 60/40”, alguien que, ahora en su sexta década, ha vivido más de 40 años con una lesión … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of the ADA: Personal Reflections from Director Mark Odum on Where We Are and Where We Could Be in the Future

Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each year as the calendar turns to July, I notice growing multitudes of ADA related articles and announcements to attend conferences, seminars, and webinars … Continue reading

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