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Cuando duele mover: Mantener un estulo de vida saludable con los síndromes de dolor crónico y de fatiga crónica

El mes de mayo es el Mes Nacional de la Aptitud Física y Deportes (en inglés) y el Consejo del Presidente sobre la Aptitud Física, Deportes, y Nutrición está ofreciendo recursos e ideas para ayudar a las personas a #MoverseEnMayo (#MoveinMay en … Continue reading

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When it Hurts to Move: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle with Chronic Pain and Fatigue Syndromes

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition is offering resources and ideas to help people #MoveInMay with the 0 to 60 website and smartphone apps that provide informational resources on … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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Support and advocacy: The role of siblings of individuals with disabilities

April 10th, 2016 was National Sibling Day.  The relationship between siblings can play a very important role in the lives of individuals with disabilities—particularly those with intellectual and developmental disabilities—through support and advocacy.  Founded in 2007, the Sibling Leadership Network … Continue reading

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El Departamento de Justicia de los EEUU ha lanzado una nueva publicación de respuestas sobre los animales de servicio y la ADA

El Departamento de Justicia de EEUU recibe muchas preguntas sobre cómo la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) se aplica a los animales de servicio. Muchas personas con discapacidades utilizan a un animal de servicio … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Releases New Publication on FAQs about Service Animals and the ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice receives many questions on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to service animals. Many people with disabilities use a service animal to participate in everyday life. Service animals (i.e., most notably dogs) can … Continue reading

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May is Mental Health Month: Celebrating 65 years of mental health

May is Mental Health Month (#mhmonth2014). Mental Health American (MHA) and other mental health organizations have been promoting mental health awareness for 65 years. Approximately 1 in and 5 Americans over the age of 18 will experience a diagnosable mental … Continue reading

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NARIC Exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo this Saturday, April 12th!

NARIC will be exhibiting at the World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging, and Independent Living Expo on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville presented by Caring Communities, Inc. Come visit us! … Continue reading

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NARIC to exhibit at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo!

NARIC will be at the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo (#AOTA14) in Baltimore, MD this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!  More than 5,000 occupational therapy professionals are expected to meet and share research and resources on the latest … Continue reading

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The National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) Releases Five New Fact Sheets

The NDNRC is an initiative aimed at providing cross-disability information and support to Navigators and other enrollment specialists thereby ensuring people with disabilities receive accurate information when selecting and enrolling in insurance through the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces. Comprised of … Continue reading

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