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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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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Down Syndrome

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome 21 and “this extra copy changes how the baby’s body and brain develop”, which may cause mental … Continue reading

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Tools for Your Resolutions Toolbox

We are deep into the second full week of the new year and the NARIC team is talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. Resolutions for 2023 included focusing on health and wellness; aiming to work smarter, not harder; and make … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for October 2022: Employment Equity 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’m an advocate who focuses on employment – I’m excited to see more opportunities for people with disabilities, but … Continue reading

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Ask a Librarian: What is Inclusive Employment?

October is National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM), which recognizes the vital role that people with disabilities play in a diverse and inclusive workforce, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities past and present, and highlights supportive and inclusive employment policies … Continue reading

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Research on All Sides of the Equity Equation

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. For 2022, the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the Department of Labor selected Disability: Part of the Equity Equation as the theme. As ODEP Assistant Secretary Taryn Williams noted: “A strong … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: Employment for Latinx/Hispanics with Disabilities

People with disabilities, including Latinx/Hispanics with disabilities, have the right to be employed in integrated and competitive work, just like their colleagues without disabilities. However, Latinx/Hispanics and other people with disabilities may experience barriers to employment. These barriers may include … Continue reading

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On a Scale of 1 to 10, #PainCounts

In 2001, the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA) and other pain related organizations declared September National Pain Awareness Month. Pain is a part of life and something most people experience, and can range from mild, like a headache or overtaxed … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for July 2022: What Do I Need to Know Before I Start My Own Business?

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I am unemployed. Now, I am thinking of starting my own business. As a … 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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