Category Archives: Event

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, was established in 1948 by Mental Health America (formerly National Association for Mental Health) to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, living with these conditions, and strategies for maintaining mental health and wellness. … Continue reading

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Building an Inclusive Digital World

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we explore the work of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERCs) in building an inclusive digital world! Continue reading

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Exploring the Research on Aging with Disabilities for Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a celebration led by the Administration for Community Living. The theme for 2020 is “Make Your Mark,” encouraging and celebrating the countless contributions that older adults make to our communities every day. Within the community … Continue reading

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Explorando la investigación sobre el envejecimiento con discapacidades para el Mes de Estadounidenses Mayores

Mayo es el Mes de los Estadounidenses Mayores, con celebraciones dirigidas por la Administración para la Vida Comunitaria. El tema para 2020 es “Hacer su marca”, alentando y celebrando las innumerables contribuciones que los adultos mayores hacen a nuestras comunidades … Continue reading

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic violence or intimate partner violence affects millions of men and women across all races, ethnicities, cultures, or religious affiliations each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Intimate … Continue reading

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Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica

Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia Doméstica (en inglés). La violencia doméstica o la violencia de pareja íntima (VPI) afecta a millones de hombres y mujeres de todas las razas, grupos étnicos, culturas, o afiliaciones religiosas … 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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Celebrando la Semana Nacional de Rehabilitación – Las perspectivas personales sobre por qué funciona

Esta semana es la Semana de Rehabilitación, patrocinada por la Fundación Nacional de Concientización sobre la Rehabilitación (NRAF, por sus siglas en inglés). Los eventos y las observancias a lo largo de la semana se centran en educar a las … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month:  The Role of OT

April is Occupational Therapy Month.  Occupational therapy (OT) is a client-centered health profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations).  Occupational therapists use a … Continue reading

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El Mes de Terapia Ocupacional: La función de OT

Abril es el Mes de Terapia Ocupacional (en inglés). La terapia ocupacional (OT, por sus siglas en inglés) es una profesión de salud centrada en el cliente que ayuda a las personas a lo largo de la vida a hacer … Continue reading

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