Tag Archives: ALS

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

Preguntas y Respuestas es un recurso mensual para la Comunidad de la Discapacidad de habla española que llena una necesidad de información. La pregunta de este mes es: ¿Qué investigación se está realizando sobre el empleo, la educación, y la … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 18 to Friday, April 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Consumer Advocacy: Hearing aid prices under pressure from consumer electronics (The New York Times) The consumer electronics industry is encroaching on the hearing aid business, offering products that are far less expensive and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Sports Illustrated honors walker with a cause (Disability Scoop) A week after 15-year-old Hunter Gandee walked to Ann Arbor while carrying his little brother with cerebral palsy, he walked onto the pages … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 25 – Friday, August 29

Funding: How ALS could benefit from a flood of new funding (MIT Technology Review) As of August 22nd, the ALS Association had received $53.3 million since July 29th, compared to $2.2 million by that time last year, resulting from the … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad – Lunes, 18 de Agosto – Viernes, 22 de Agosto

Financiación: “Ice Bucket Challenge” ha recaudado millones para la Asociación ALS (The New York Times) El “Ice Bucket Challenge” ha encendido las redes sociales en el fuego, recauda el dinero y concientización para la esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ELA), que ataca … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22

Funding: “Ice Bucket Challenge” has raised millions for ALS Association (The New York Times) The “Ice Bucket Challenge” has lit social media on fire, raising both money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). About 30,000 Americans have the disease, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup — Monday, Feb 24 – Friday, Feb 28

Human Interest: H Street NE Bars and Restaurants Reach Out to Their Deaf Neighbors (Washington City Paper) Several bars and restaurants along H Street NE in Washington’s Capitol Hill District have hired staff that knows sign language in an effort … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 13 – Friday Jan 17

Health: Science Daily—Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Traced from Genetic Roots to Physical Defect A team including researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, have discovered that a specific gene may play a major role in the development of a life-threatening birth defect called … Continue reading

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