Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

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

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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

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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

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2020 – COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone. Are there resources and information related to COVID-19 specific to the needs of … Continue reading

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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

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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

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A Quick Look at the ADA – Titles IV and V

A quick look at Titles IV and V of the ADA, with resources from the NIDILRR community! Continue reading

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