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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – July 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: A family member has experienced a burn injury and is now in a rehabilitation center. What can they expect … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for May 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR-funded Research: Aquatic exercise therapy for people with Parkinson disease: A randomized controlled trial (J75815) (English). This article describes a study that evaluated … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. NIDILRR Projects: The ten ADA National Network Regional Centers (English) (various) provide information, technical assistance, and training to maximize the full inclusion and … Continue reading

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Winter is here! And so are adapted and inclusive winter sports.

Although this winter is only a few weeks old, many people have already started participating in winter sports. There are many organizations throughout the US that provide the expertize you and your family will need to participate in adapted and … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day: Finding Help, Finding Hope

May 5th is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is helping communities increase access to behavioral health services and supports for children, youth, and young adults who experience mental or substance use … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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What are Patau Syndrome and Edward Syndrome?

We are continuing to observe National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month by sharing the research from the NIDILRR community and sharing information and resources on developmental disabilities as a whole and on different types of developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome. … Continue reading

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What are Developmental Disabilities?

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. To help celebrate and raise awareness, NARIC staff will be sharing posts throughout the month on different topics, including posts on different types of developmental disabilities and the research on developmental disabilities funded … Continue reading

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What is Cystic Fibrosis?

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines cystic fibrosis (CF) as an “inherited disease of the secretory glands.” These glands include those that make mucus and sweat. Inherited means that the … Continue reading

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