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World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading

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National Cancer Survivors’ Day (and back to work tomorrow!)

Sunday, June 5th is National Cancer Survivors’ Day! We may not always think of cancer as a disability, but it can have serious, long-term health effects. Did you know that many cancer survivors experience health-related issues that impact their ability to … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month: 30+ Years of NIDILRR Research

In its 30+ year history, the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) has funded over 40 research projects that deal with occupational therapy (OT) and more than 250 items from the NIDILRR community can be found … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2016

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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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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Job Accommodation Network Launches New Training Module in Spanish.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has launched a new Just-in-Time training module titled “All about JAN: Resources in Spanish”. The 18-minute module includes a transcript and handout that provides an overview for Spanish-speakers of JAN’s services (technical assistance via phone, … Continue reading

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Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Offers Web Course on Accommodating the Symptoms of TBI

The Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, home of the NIDRR-funded Ohio TBI Model System, offers a free web course:  Accommodating the Symptoms of TBI.  The web course covers the reason to accommodate individuals with brain injury … Continue reading

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Open for Comment: 4 ADA Proposals

The US Department of Justice published four proposals for ADA rules which are open for comment: Accessibility of Web information and services from ADA-covered entities Captioning and video description in movie theaters Accessibility of next-generation 911 Accessibility of equipment and … Continue reading

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