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Maintaining Mental Health When Dealing with Arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness and Mental Health Awareness Month.  As an individual living with arthritis and other chronic health conditions it may be hard to remain upbeat, take care of one’s body mind and body, and handle everyday stressors (i.e., … Continue reading

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El mantenimiento de la salud mental cuando se trata de la artritis

Mayo es el Mes de Concientización de Artritis y de Concientización de Salud Mental. Como persona que vive con artitis y otras enfermedades crónicas, puede ser difícil mantenerse optimista, cuidar la mente y el cuerpo, y manejar los factores estresantes … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health Equity which highlights partnerships at the federal, state, local, tribal and territorial levels that help reduce disparities in health and health care.  Approximately 40.7 million Americans … Continue reading

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¡Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías!

Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías y el tema de este año es “La asociación para la equidad en la salud”, que destaca las alianzas a nivel federal, estatal, local, tribal, y territorial que ayudan a … Continue reading

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Project Semicolon Day 2018

Project Semicolon is a global non-profit movement started in April 2013 (#ProjectSemicolonDay) by Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide.  Since that time, Project Semicolon has evolved through the support of entertainers and the … Continue reading

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¿Qué es la terapia acuática?

De acuerdo con la Sección de la Terapia Física Acuática de la Asociación Estadounidense de la Terapia Física, la terapia acuática o terapia física acuática (TFA) es “la práctica basada en la evidencia y experta de la terapia física en … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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National Council on Disability and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation partner on the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit!

The National Council on Disability (NCD) and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have partnered to create the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit!  NCD and the Reeve Foundation released the “toolkit” at the White House Forum on the Civil Rights … 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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Apoyo y abogacia: La función de los hermanos de personas con discapacidades

El 10 de abril de 2016 fue el Día Nacional de Hermanos (en inglés). La relación entre los hermanos puede jugar una función muy importante en las vidas de personas con discapacidades – particularmente aquellos con discapacidades intelectuales y de … Continue reading

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