Tag Archives: ADA

Preguntas y Respuestas: Noticias Mensuales para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de Abril 2017

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. Proyectos de NIDILRR: Los diez Centros Regionales de la Red Nacional sobre la ADA (en inglés) (varios) proporcionan … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR Projects: The ten ADA National Network Regional Centers (English) (various) provide information, technical assistance, and training to maximize the full inclusion and … Continue reading

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Dogs, and Other Animals, at Your Service

Last month, the US Supreme Court sided with the family of Ehlena Fry, stating that the family did not have to go through exhaustive administrative appeals when Ehlena’s school denied her request to bring her service dog, Wonder, into the … Continue reading

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Perros, y otros animales, a su servicio

El mes pasado, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos se puso de parte de la familia de Ehlena Fry (en inglés), afirmando que la familia no tuvo que poasar por exhaustivas apelaciones administrativas cuando la escuela de Ehlena negó su … Continue reading

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Su voto es su voz

El día de elecciones es en un poco más de una semana en los EEUU. De acuerdo con un estudio reciente (en inglés), más de 34 millones de estadounidenses con discapacidades serán elegibles para votar en las elecciones este año. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 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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Exploring ADA Research

The NIDILRR community  has conducted research and development activities on the ADA and its impact almost since the law was signed 26 years ago. As NIDILRR’s library, we’ve collected nearly 600 articles, books, reports, guides, curricula, factsheets, and more, produced by … Continue reading

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Remembering Olmstead: 17 Years of Community Participation and Independence for People with Disabilities

Seventeen years ago, on June 22nd, 1999, the US Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  What is … 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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Hispanic Heritage Month: Spanish Resources from the NIDILRR Community

Did you know NARIC is not the only NIDILRR-funded project that offers information and resources in Spanish? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center offers factsheets for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury in Spanish. These consumer-level factsheets were developed … Continue reading

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