Tag Archives: education

The Benemérito Committee for the Blind and Deaf of Guatemala: Supporting the Deaf and Blind Communities Through Programs and Services

The Benemérito Committee for the Blind and Deaf of Guatemala (in Spanish) is a private, non-profit, social, and educational institution founded on December 3rd, 1945. It is made up of 36 programs and services that are made possible by the … Continue reading

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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

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Answered Questions for January 2023: What Benefits and Supports are Available 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 I am new to the field of social work and would like to learn more about the benefits and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for December 2022: Latinx Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Parents

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: We are Latinx parents of a small child who recently was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). What resources, … Continue reading

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The Chilean Down21 Group:  Working Towards the Education and Inclusion of People with Down Syndrome

The Chilean Down21 Group (Down21 Chile) (in Spanish) is a network of parents, institutions, and professionals who work toward the education and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The goals of Down21 Chile are to disseminate programs, methods, and activities … 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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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

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The IDEAL Foundation: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services and Inclusion of People with Disabilities and Neurological Disorders in Colombia

The IDEAL Foundation for Comprehensive Rehabilitation (in Spanish) is a non-profit organization founded in April 1965 in Colombia by the Rotary Club of Cali, Colombia. The IDEAL Foundation is a center of excellence in neurodevelopment, a health service provider institution, … Continue reading

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Cepytin Foundation: Providing Therapy Services for People with Disabilities in Colombia

The Cepytin Foundation (in Spanish), which was founded in Bogotá, Colombia in 1988, promotes the rights of youth with disabilities and recognizes the possibilities of each person in their functionality, autonomy, and independence. The Foundation provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to … 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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