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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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Field Trip: National Sports Center for the Disabled

Last week, NARIC team member Jess Chaiken had the opportunity to visit the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) in Winter Park, Colorado. “I went to Winter Park to try skiing for the first time. I headed out to … Continue reading

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Google Announces a $20 million Initiative for People with Disabilities—Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities.

Google has announced it will be providing $20 million in Google.org grants for non-profit organizations utilizing emerging technology to increase independence of people living with disabilities. The initiative, “Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities” is designed to address the needs of the … Continue reading

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Ticket to Work Program Announces New Video Series in ASL

Ticket to Work connects individuals age 18 through 64 who received Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and/or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits due to disability to free employment services that prepare individuals for work, and in locating a job and … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium Released!

On December 3rd, the 2014 Compendium of Disability Statistics release and the Annual Research-to-Policy Roundtable meeting was held at the Washington Center, Blinken Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The sixth annual Compendium release brought together disability stakeholders and researchers (in-person and … 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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April is Occupational Therapy Month: Live Life to the Fullest!

April is Occupational Therapy Month and this year’s theme is “Occupational Therapy: Living Life to Its Fullest™.” Occupational therapy (OT) is focused on engaging individuals in meaningful activities of daily life (such as self-care skills, education, work, or social interaction) … Continue reading

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