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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 new mother and my baby was diagnosed with Down syndrome. What resources and research are available … Continue reading
According to the Association for Play Therapy (APT), ”play therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development.” Play therapy honors a child’s unique developmental level and looks … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for November 2020 on Parenting Children with Disabilities
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 parent of a child with disabilities and I need resources to help me help my child. … 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
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2020 on Pediatric Burn Injury
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My granddaughter has a burn injury. What research, information and resources are available to help her? This edition of … Continue reading
Popular with our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses when children first began being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), how ASD is currently defined, and about studies on ASD. Although we updated the original post at the … Continue reading
CASP and Special Education: Children with Disabilities, Their Families, Their Communities, and the Professionals That Support Them
The Ann Sullivan Center of Peru (CASP, its Spanish acronym) is a nonprofit education organization created in Peru in 1979 to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), such as autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, and … Continue reading
According to estimates from the Autism and Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 59 children has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is reported to occur in all … Continue reading