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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act
Meet the Research Teams at the ADA National Network
Did you know the ADA National Network and its 10 regional centers conduct research on the impact of the ADA and barriers and supports to its implementation? Find out more as we celebrate the 32nd Anniversary of the ADA! Continue reading
Answered Questions for June 2022: Learning About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am new to the disability community and would like to know more about the Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading
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Answered Questions for May 2022: Accessible Transportation
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, which affects my ability to drive. What research, resources and information are … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged accessibility, accessible ground transportation, accessible transit vehicles, accessible transportation, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Disabilities, disability, driving, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR-funded research, public transportation, Spanish, Spanish-language, technology, transportation, wheelchair securement systems Leave a comment
What is Ableism?
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
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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
Posted in Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, assistive technology, children with disabilities, civil rights, developmental disabilities, disability, education, employment, Hispanic, Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics with disabilities, immigrants with disabilities, inclusion, independent living, Latinx, Latinx parents with disabilities, Latinx with Disabilities, NIDILRR, occupational therapy, parents with disabilities, Spanish-speakers with disabilities, stigma, TBI, transition, youth with disabilities Leave a comment
What are Addiction and Recovery and are They Covered by the ADA?
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
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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
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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
Posted in Respuestas a las Preguntas Tagged ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, bisexual, civil rights, Disabilities, Diversity, Español, gay, gender minorities, healthcare, inclusion, intersex, lesbian, LGBTQIA+, mental health, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Research, queer/questioning, sexual minorities, Spanish, stigma, transgender Leave a comment
What is the Difference between Disability Employment Policy Research and Employment Research?
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