Tag Archives: adults

Preguntas y Respuestas de Marzo 2022: Parálisis Cerebral, Envejecimiento, y Mantenerse Comprometido

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla hispana que llena una necesidad de información. La pregunta de este mes es: Soy una persona con parálisis cerebral (PC) y estoy haciendo todo lo … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for March 2022: Cerebral Palsy, Aging, and Staying Engaged

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I’m a person with cerebral palsy (CP) and I’m doing my best to take care of my health. How … Continue reading

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Growing Up and Growing Older with Developmental Disabilities

For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we’re looking at research and resources for adults and older adults with IDD. Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Learning Disabilities for May 2021

This month’s Answered Questions focuses on research, resources, and news related to learning disabilities. Continue reading

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Play Therapy: How does it work?

According to the Association for Play Therapy (APT), ”play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” Play therapy honors a child’s unique developmental level and looks … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community July 2019

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 person with a disability and would like to be more physically active. What information and resources … Continue reading

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What is hydrocephalus?

According to the Mayo Clinic, hydrocephalus is “the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain.” The pressure of too much fluid … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month:  The Role of OT

April is Occupational Therapy Month.  Occupational therapy (OT) is a client-centered health profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations).  Occupational therapists use a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I have read NARIC’s FAQ on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Can you tell me more? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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