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It takes a village: Kinship Care Month

Generally speaking, a child with or without disabilities may be raised by one or both parents. However, there may be life circumstances such as the death of one or both parents, or if one or both parents are either financially, … Continue reading

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From the Director: Remembering a Champion – Betty Jo Berland

Just a month ago, the NIDILRR community lost a pioneer in disability and rehabilitation research, Betty Jo Berland. For more than 30 years Ms. Berland was one of the long poles holding up what would become the NIDILRR tent. She … Continue reading

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Plena Inclusión: Supporting the Full Inclusion of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

We discuss Plena Inclusión, an organization in Spain that works with and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in regards to their full inclusion in their communities and society as a whole. (Links are in Spanish). Continue reading

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