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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

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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Proceedings from the 2014 Arthritis State of the Science Meeting now available!

The conference proceedings from the Arthritis State of the Science conference are now available through the NIDRR-funded Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) website. In April 2014, ENACT brought together leaders in the fields of … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness: NARIC Remembers Sandy Hook

The events of December 14, 2012 will be remembered as a national tragedy. The recent anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre stirred up feelings of heartbreak as people across the nation remembered the day 26 lives, 20 of … Continue reading

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HHM: The Family and Living with Disabilities

We are in the prime of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15- Oct 15) and what better time to address issues involving disabilities within the Hispanic community. The Hispanic culture is lauded for its passion and strong ties within la familia. … Continue reading

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Disability in the Latino Community

The views within the Latino community on disability are very similar across Latino groups. However, these views cannot be bundled together for the whole community. The views, perceptions, and approach to disability by the Latino community and by Latino individuals … Continue reading

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Pacific ADA Announces the Emergency Management and Preparedness: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series

The NIDRR-funded Pacific ADA National Network Regional Center and Great Lakes ADA National Network Regional Center have collaborated to launch the webinar series “Emergency Management and Preparedness:  Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.”  National, state, and local entities/communities are increasingly planning … Continue reading

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TU Collaborative is Recruiting Eligible Participants for an Internet Education and Social Support Research Study!

The NIDRR-funded Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities is conducting a study on Internet education and social support for mothers with mental illness.  The study is recruiting mothers who are interested in participating in an … Continue reading

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