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We continue our recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) with a quick look at the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs) that focus the majority of their efforts on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. These … Continue reading
This October marks the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), designated by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the Department of Labor. The theme for 2020 is “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Throughout the month we … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2020 on Rehabilitation Engineering
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 new rehabilitation services provider and would like to learn more about how rehabilitation engineering research helps … Continue reading
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health is “an important part of overall health and well-being” and “includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” Mental health affects how people think, feel, and act, it helps … Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading
Young people with disabilities will face many transitional periods in their lives. These can be exciting and challenging not just for the young person but also for their families, teachers, and counselors. One of the more exciting transitions is leaving … Continue reading
The Adecco Foundation, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 by The Adecco Group in Spain, works towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce and in their communities. The Foundation trains people with disabilities and helps them to … Continue reading
The Spanish Confederation of People with Physical and Organic Disabilities (COCEMFE, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) is a non-profit organization in Madrid, Spain that works towards the full inclusion and active participation of people with disabilities in all parts of … Continue reading
Throughout July we’re celebrating the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by exploring the research and resources available to help people with disabilities, employers, business owners, and government entities understand their rights and responsibilities under … Continue reading