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Research In Brief: Positive Psychology

In 2016 we began the Research In Focus series, highlighting new and interesting findings from NIDILRR-funded studies, presented in a reader-friendly format. As a follow up, we offer our occasional series Research In Brief, where we break down some of … Continue reading

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Technology and the Inclusive Workforce

As we bring National Disability Employment Awareness Month to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on the role of technology in building an inclusive workforce. On the one hand, almost every job requires some interaction with technology, from … Continue reading

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Tecnología y la Fuerza Laboral Inclusiva

A medida que finalizamos el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre el Empleo de Personas con Discapacidades, tomemos un momento para reflexionar sobre la función de la tecnología en la construcción de una fuerza laboral inclusiva. Por un lado, casi todos … Continue reading

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Forge Your Own Path – Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship

Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be self-employed than their peers without disabilities? Self-employment and entrepreneurship offer people with disabilities a viable path to economic independence, … Continue reading

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Forja tu propio camino – Autoempleo y el espíritu empresarial

¿Sabía que, según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales (en inglés), las personas con discapacidades tienen casi el doble de probabilidades de trabajar por cuenta propia que sus compañeros sin discapacidades? El autoempleo y el espíritu empresarial ofrecen a las personas … Continue reading

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Research In Brief: Education Concepts

The school year is in full swing! In this month’s Research in Brief, we will define some terms you may see in research articles related to education of children and teens with disabilities. These include: An Individualized Education Program (IEP) … Continue reading

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Resumen de Investigación: Conceptos de Educación

¡El año escolar está en pleno apogeo! En el Resumen de Investigación de este mes, definiremos algunos términos que usted puede ver en los artículos de investigación relacionados con la educación de niños y adolescentes con discapacidades. Éstos incluyen: Un … Continue reading

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How does dyslexia compare to other learning disabilities?

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), learning disabilities (LD) are “neurologically-based processing problems.” They “can interfere with learning basic skills such as reading, writing and/or math” and “can interfere with higher level skills such as organization, time … Continue reading

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¿Cómo se compara la dislexia con otras discapacidades de aprendizaje?

Según la Asociación de Discapacidades de Aprendizaje de América (LDA, por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés), las discapacidades de aprendizaje (LD, por sus siglas en inglés) (en inglés) son “problemas de procesamiento con base neurológica”. “Pueden interferir con el … Continue reading

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Mentoring for Transition from School to Work to Career

Today is Disability Mentoring Day, a nationwide effort coordinated by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) to promote career development for students and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring relationships. Mentors may offer support, … Continue reading

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