Tag Archives: assistive technology

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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Foundation Creática: Supporting the Education of Service Professionals, People with Disabilities, and Their Families on Assistive Technology

The FREE Iberian-American Foundation Creática for the Cooperation in Special Education and Assistive Technologies (Creática) (in Spanish) is an organization based in Spain, whose singular purpose is educating service professionals on the possibilities that assistive technology (AT) such as computers, … Continue reading

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Ceapat – A Reference Center that Promotes Personal Autonomy for People with Disabilities

The State Reference Center for Personal Autonomy and Technical Assistance (Ceapat, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) was founded in April 1989 in Spain to offer quality social services to people in various situations, including people with disabilities, and their families. … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I recently had a spinal cord injury (SCI) and have heard that exoskeletons can be beneficial to people with … Continue reading

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CEAFA and Alzheimer’s Disease

The Spanish Alzheimer’s Disease Confederation (CEAFA, Spanish acronym) is a national non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life of people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. CEAFA represents about 300 local associations and 200,000 families and maintains … Continue reading

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Stuck at Home? Resources to Stay Active and Engaged

With many of us restricted to our homes and home officers, we offer some resources to keep you learning, active, communicating, and engaged with the community! Continue reading

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Accessibility in Spain: The Accessibility Observatory

The Accessibility Observatory (in Spanish) in Spain, a project of the Accessibility Unit of COCEMFE (in Spanish), highlights the importance of accessibility and the use of support products that are essential to improve the quality of life of people with … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My friends and I are aging with and into disabilities. For example, some of us have arthritis that makes … Continue reading

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Celebrating NIDILRR’s Latinx/Hispanic Grantees!

Each year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, we share with you the stories of famous Latinxs/Hispanics with disabilities. This year, we will share with you some of the NIDILRR-funded projects being led by Latinx/Hispanic researchers. The projects topics range from different … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness and People with Visual Disabilities

This week, NARIC and AbleData are partnering to bring you preparedness resources from the NIDILRR Community and elsewhere so you can be #PreparedNotScared. We kick things off with resources for people who are blind or have other visual disabilities. Continue reading

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