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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. What is a brain injury? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) (en inglés) (90DP0082) has a four part series on understanding traumatic … Continue reading

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Working Side-By-Side – DDAwareness17 and DSWorks

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN). The theme for 2017 is Life Side By … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Bullying isn’t just a school issue, it’s a work issue, too

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves real or perceived power imbalance. It often happens among school-aged children but it can also continue into adulthood and into the workplace. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, bullying is repeated mistreatment and … Continue reading

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Making Your Way in the World – Resources for Young People with DS and Their Families

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society. Down syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder that results in intellectual and developmental disability. It can also cause physical disabilities, such as heart conditions, and sensory disabilities, … Continue reading

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Making Sure #InclusionWorks in Your Workplace

Every October, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) leads the observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a nationwide campaign celebrating the skills and talents that workers with disabilities bring to our workplaces. In the past, we discussed reasonable accommodations, … Continue reading

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ADA: Celebrate 26 Years on the 26th! (Part 1)

July 26th marks the 26th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the historic civil rights law that prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public … Continue reading

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Focus Group Opportunities for Young Adults in Transition and Adults with Autism

The NIDILRR-funded Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) is conducting focus groups of youth in transition and adults with autism. Each focus group has different eligibility criteria. All focus groups will be conducted by phone. Please see the … Continue reading

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National Cancer Survivors’ Day (and back to work tomorrow!)

Sunday, June 5th is National Cancer Survivors’ Day! We may not always think of cancer as a disability, but it can have serious, long-term health effects. Did you know that many cancer survivors experience health-related issues that impact their ability to … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2016

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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