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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines ableism as “discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities”. The Disability & Philanthropy Forum, a philanthropy-serving organization created by the Presidents’ Council on Disability Inclusion in Philanthropy, goes one step further and defines ableism as “stereotypes … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021
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 service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading
According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is a “treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences.” People with addiction may use substances, such as drugs or … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for July 2021 on Accessible Healthcare
This month’s Answered Questions discusses accessible healthcare, barriers to healthcare, and how primary care physicians can make their practices more accessible for people with disabilities. Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on the Intersection of Disability and LGBTQIA+ for June 2021
June’s Answered Questions discusses the intersection of disability and LGBTQIA+. Continue reading
For people with disabilities, full participation in the community can include working full- or part-time, ideally in an integrated setting with a mix of people with and without disabilities and for competitive pay. Research and development in employment seeks to … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2020 on Barriers in the Community and at Home
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability and I am finding barriers in my home and in my community. … Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading