Tag Archives: communication

Keep Communicating – Better Speech and Hearing Month and ALS Awareness Month

For ALS Awareness Month and Better Speech and Hearing Month, we look at research and resources to help people with ALS keep communicating! Continue reading

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The Paralympic Torch Has Arrived in Rio: How Social Media Keeps the Torch Burning Strong

The Paralympics may start tomorrow, but the Paralympic Flame is already burning! The torch relay began on September 1st and the torch itself visited five cities in Brazil before arriving in Rio de Janeiro. Before departing the starting point, the … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 10 – Friday, August 14

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Accessibility: Disabled Luke Kenshole was ‘kicked off’ flight to US because he was in a wheelchair (Western Daily Press – UK) A British airline passenger says he was removed from a flight to … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

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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Miss All American Standout

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but beauty in its truest sense just cannot be denied. 18-year-old Alexis Wineman, the reigning Miss Montana, always knew there was something about her that wasn’t the norm. At age 11 she … Continue reading

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What is Aphasia?

June 2012 has been proclaimed by the US Congress to be Aphasia Awareness Month. Bearing that in mind, we wanted to share some facts and information about aphasia: What is aphasia? Aphasia is a communication disorder that is acquired and … Continue reading

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Webcast: Knowledge Translation in Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A Randomized Controlled Study

Join the Center for Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer for a 60-minute webcast on September 22. This webcast will present methods and results of a randomized controlled study that evaluated a knowledge translation (KT) strategy designed to communicate effectively new … Continue reading

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NARIC Digital Archive Project: New Additions

We are well into the third step of our digitization project: Digitizing final reports from NIDRR grantees. These reports cover a wide range of topics including adaptive equipment, curriculum design, disability in Native American communities, social skills training, employment, and … Continue reading

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