Tag Archives: AAC

Let’s Talk About AAC: Better Speech and Hearing Month Meets ALS Awareness Month

Better Speech and Hearing Month and ALS Awareness Month combine to help people with severe neurodegenerative conditions communicate with the world around them. Continue reading

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NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: Augmentative and Alternative Communication

People with disabilities may need augmentative and alternative means to communicate with the world. This may be due to their specific disability, including sensory disabilities (blindness or hearing loss) and intellectual or developmental disabilities (Down syndrome or autism spectrum disorders). … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2021 on Down syndrome

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a new mother and my baby was diagnosed with Down syndrome. What resources and research are available … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2020 on Rehabilitation Engineering

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a new rehabilitation services provider and would like to learn more about how rehabilitation engineering research helps … Continue reading

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Keep Communicating – Better Speech and Hearing Month and ALS Awareness Month

For ALS Awareness Month and Better Speech and Hearing Month, we look at research and resources to help people with ALS keep communicating! Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My dad was recently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). I would like more information and resources to help … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – June 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research is being done in employment, education, and technology to improve the lives of people who are Deaf … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 21 de Julio – Viernes, 25 de Julio

Interés Humano: “Extraordinario” niño pequeño termina triatlón con su hermano discapacitado (NBC Today) Un niño de 8 años de edad, no quería que su hermano de 6 años de edad que usa una silla de ruedas pierda la oportunidad de … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25

Human Interest: ‘Extraordinary’ little boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother (NBC Today) An 8-year-old boy did not want his 6-year-old sibling who uses a wheelchair to miss out on a triathlon, so he pulled and pushed his little brother … Continue reading

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