Tag Archives: developmental disabilities

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

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ASTRAPACE: Improving the Lives of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Promoting Their Inclusion in a Fair and Supportive Society

The Association for the Treatment of People with Cerebral Palsy and Related Pathologies (ASTRAPACE, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) is an association founded by parents in 1980 in Spain that provides services to children, adolescents, and young adults with cerebral … Continue reading

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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

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FANE: A Mexican Foundation to Support Children with Disabilities and Their Families

The Foundation to Support Children with Special Needs (FANE, acronym in Spanish) is a non-profit agency founded in 1994 in Tijuana, México that specializes in serving children and youth with special needs, whether those needs are related to a disability … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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If you liked… What are Patau Syndrome and Edward Syndrome?

In this post in our series If you liked…, we will update our post What are Patau Syndrome and Edward Syndrome? This particular post is very popular amongst our readers interested in developmental disabilities. Patau and Edward syndromes are very … Continue reading

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Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Health and Function

Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Health and Function Outcome Domain. This outcome domain focuses NIDILRR-funded research that addresses challenges to individual care, services, and supports for people … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community July 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 person with a disability and would like to be more physically active. What information and resources … Continue reading

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