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Tag Archives: children
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
According to the Mayo Clinic, hydrocephalus is “the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain.” The pressure of too much fluid … Continue reading
Father’s Day is right around the corner. To celebrate all fathers, grandfathers, fathers with disabilities, and fathers of children with disabilities, we are sharing resources from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere! Fathers with Disabilities: The Parents Empowering Parents: National Research … Continue reading
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