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Tag Archives: Disabilities
NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Speech Therapy
Speech therapy is a type of therapy that helps to improve a person’s ability to talk and use other language skills to express their thoughts and understand what other people are saying. Speech therapy may also help improve memory and … Continue reading
#WeWillNotHide – Counteracting Stigma Faced by People with Facial Differences
Did you know that May 15th – May 19th is Face Equity Week? It was founded by Face Equality International (FEI) to help promote the work of non-governmental organizations, charities, and support organizations that work at the national, regional, or … Continue reading
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CONADIS Peru: Working for the Recognition and Protection of the Rights of People with Disabilities
The National Council for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities of Peru (CONADIS Peru) (in Spanish) works to guarantee the recognition and protection of the rights of people with disabilities, creating conditions in their environment to address and overcome gaps … Continue reading
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Answered Questions for April 2023: Research and Resources on Intimate Partner Violence 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 partner and I are having discussions with our teen with disabilities about partner violence and what to do … Continue reading
What is Web Accessibility?
According to the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), web accessibility means “that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them.” All people with disabilities can benefit from accessible web design and development. … Continue reading
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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: People with Disabilities and COVID-19
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a “respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus discovered in 2019.” COVID-19 spreads from person to person through respiratory droplets and other small particles … Continue reading
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What are Coping Strategies?
According to the Cleveland Clinic, coping “involves adjusting to or tolerating negative events or realities while you try to keep your positive self-image and emotional equilibrium” and “occurs in the context of life changes that are perceived to be stressful.” … Continue reading
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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Education for People with Disabilities
People with disabilities have the right to an education, just like their peers without disabilities. However, people with disabilities, including children and young people with disabilities, may face barriers to their education and within the educational system in their communities. … Continue reading
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What is intimacy?
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, intimacy is a “state of being intimate or familiar” and “something of a personal or private nature”. To be intimate, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, means to be “marked by a warm friendship developing through … Continue reading
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