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#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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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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Answered Questions for June 2022: Learning About the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am new to the disability community and would like to know more about the Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading
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CONADI Guatemala: Joint action for the full participation of people with disabilities
The National Council for the Care of Persons with Disabilities (CONADI, acronym in Spanish) of Guatemala (in Spanish) is the coordinating, advisory, and driving entity that influences the application of general and state policies, to ensure compliance with human rights … Continue reading
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Answered Questions for May 2022: Accessible Transportation
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability, which affects my ability to drive. What research, resources and information are … Continue reading
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What is Parkinson’s disease?
According to the Mayo Clinic, Parkinson’s disease is “a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement” and is caused by certain nerve cells in the brain gradually breaking down or dying. The signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease may be … Continue reading