Tag Archives: ADA

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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Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Recursos en español de la comunidad de NIDILRR

¿Sabías que NARIC no es el único proyecto financiado por NIDILRR que ofrece información y recursos en español? El Centro de la Traducción de Conocimientos de los Sistemas Modelo ofrece hojas informativas sobre la lesión de la médula espinal, lesión … Continue reading

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El Departamento de Justicia de los EEUU ha lanzado una nueva publicación de respuestas sobre los animales de servicio y la ADA

El Departamento de Justicia de EEUU recibe muchas preguntas sobre cómo la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) se aplica a los animales de servicio. Muchas personas con discapacidades utilizan a un animal de servicio … Continue reading

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Festival ADA is Underway!

We are so excited to be joining our NIDILRR grantee colleagues at Festival ADA at the National Museum of American History! We’ll be there tomorrow (Saturday) from 12 to 2:30 with some great samples of grantee publications available from our … 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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