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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that would like to assist Latinx/Hispanic people with disabilities to live independently in the … Continue reading

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NAMI and Mental Health in the Latinx/Hispanic Community

For Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, we are highlighting a mental health organization in the US that also provides information, resources, and assistance to the Latinx/Hispanic community: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest grassroots mental health organization … Continue reading

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What are neuropsychiatric disorders?

According to the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, neuropsychiatric disorders are “disorders of affect, cognition, and behavior that arise from overt disorder in cerebral function, or from indirect effects of extra-cerebral disease.” In other words, they are typically attributed to diseases … 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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World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading

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Depression: Do you know the signs?

Depression is a common mood disorder that can cause severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities such as sleeping, eating, or working. As many as 15 million adults in the US experienced a depressive episode … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 12

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Minnesota man’s fight for a promotion spurs disability rights debate, galvanizes coworkers (Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN) In 2013, a large disability services organization, Opportunity Partners, offered Bradford Teslow a position at a … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 18 to Friday, January 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Around the world in a wheelchair (Disability Scoop) Cory Lee Woodard’s muscular dystrophy put him in a wheelchair at age 4, but it has not kept him from swimming in Iceland’s … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Theater training may boost skills in kids with autism (Disability Scoop) Children with autism can see big gains in socialization, communication, and other skills by learning to perform on stage, according 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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