Tag Archives: children

What are Auditory Processing Disorders?

According to the Child Mind Institute, auditory processing disorders (APD), also known as central auditory processing disorders (CAPD), impede a person’s ability to manage information that they hear. APD does not affect hearing; however, it makes it difficult for a … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy Month:  The Role of OT

April is Occupational Therapy Month.  Occupational therapy (OT) is a client-centered health profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations).  Occupational therapists use a … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I have read NARIC’s FAQ on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Can you tell me more? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a person with a disability, how can I better prepare for emergency situations and what can organizations do … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What topics are being researched in prosthetics and orthotics? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss patient-specific … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: How does rehabilitation engineering affect the lives of people with disabilities? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy: A Brief History

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines physical therapy (PT) as “therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (such as massage and electrotherapy), assistive … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: How are robots used in rehabilitation? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss wearable robots to aid … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s we tackle two questions: (1) what are psychiatric disabilities, and what research, information, and resources are available for people with psychiatric … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research, resources, and information are available for people with epilepsy? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that … Continue reading

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