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Tag Archives: developmental disabilities
Answered Questions for March 2023: Where Can I Learn More about Taking Care of My Reproductive Health as a Person with a Disability?
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 young adult with disabilities and my partner and I would like to have children one day. … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged access to services, burn injuries, contraception, COVID-19, developmental disabilities, family planning, family planning services, health literacy, intellectual disabilities, Intimacy, menstrual changes after SCI, mental health, NIDILRR, pregnancy and disability, reproductive health, SCI, sex, sexuality, Spanish, TBI Leave a comment
Moving Beyond the Conversation for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
A quick look at some current NIDILRR-funded research and development projects helping to Move Beyond the Conversation to action supporting people with #DevelopmentalDisabilities #DDAM23 Continue reading
INVEDIN: Children’s Integral Development Institute of Venezuela
The Children’s Integral Development Institute of Venezuela (INVEDIN, Spanish acronym) (in Spanish) is a nonprofit organization that was founded over 45 years ago in Caracas, Venezuela to help improve the quality of life of Venezuelan children and teens with developmental … Continue reading
Posted in Organization Tagged children, developmental disabilities, education, INVEDIN, rehabilitation, Spanish-language, teens Leave a comment
What is dementia and are there different types?
According to the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, dementia is the loss of cognitive function, such as thinking and remembering, to an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. Dementia results … Continue reading
NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are “differences that are usually present at birth and that uniquely affect the … Continue reading
Growing Up and Growing Older with Developmental Disabilities
For Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we’re looking at research and resources for adults and older adults with IDD. Continue reading
Answered Questions for December 2021: Dental and Oral Health for People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My son has a disability, and it can be a challenge to help him maintain his dental/oral health. Where … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged assistive technology, children with disabilities, dental health, dental health and disabilities, dental healthcare, developmental disabilities, Disabilities, education, intellectual disabilities, interventions, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, oral health, oral health management, people with disabilities, Research In Focus, Spanish Leave a comment
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021
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 works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading
Posted in Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, assistive technology, children with disabilities, civil rights, developmental disabilities, disability, education, employment, Hispanic, Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics with disabilities, immigrants with disabilities, inclusion, independent living, Latinx, Latinx parents with disabilities, Latinx with Disabilities, NIDILRR, occupational therapy, parents with disabilities, Spanish-speakers with disabilities, stigma, TBI, transition, youth with disabilities Leave a comment