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Fundación Saldarriaga Concha: Supporting the Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Colombia

The Fundación Saldarriaga Concha (in Spanish) is a not-for-profit organization in Colombia that supports the full inclusion and rights of people with disabilities and older adults by helping to transform Colombia into a solidary society that recognizes and respects these … Continue reading

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Forge Your Own Path – Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship

Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be self-employed than their peers without disabilities? Self-employment and entrepreneurship offer people with disabilities a viable path to economic independence, … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New You?

Welcome to second full week of 2018! As the ball dropped and January 1st dawned, did you decide to change things up? Be more active? Learn a new skill? Get more involved in the community? Here are a few resources … 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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Empowering People with Disabilities through Entrepreneurship and Employment

For Hispanic Heritage Month, we wrote about Dr. Fabricio Balcazar and his research on disabilities, capacity building, and employment for people with disabilities. During our exchanges, Dr. Balcazar shared with us his recently published article on entrepreneurship and people with … Continue reading

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