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Celebrating Fathers for Father’s Day!
Father’s Day is right around the corner. To celebrate all fathers, grandfathers, fathers with disabilities, and fathers of children with disabilities, we are sharing resources from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere! Fathers with Disabilities: The Parents Empowering Parents: National Research … Continue reading
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National Council on Disability and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation partner on the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit!
The National Council on Disability (NCD) and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have partnered to create the Parenting with a Disability Toolkit! NCD and the Reeve Foundation released the “toolkit” at the White House Forum on the Civil Rights … Continue reading
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Support and advocacy: The role of siblings of individuals with disabilities
April 10th, 2016 was National Sibling Day. The relationship between siblings can play a very important role in the lives of individuals with disabilities—particularly those with intellectual and developmental disabilities—through support and advocacy. Founded in 2007, the Sibling Leadership Network … Continue reading
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Scholarship Opportunity for Families with Living Disabilities
Bonnie Brown is a single mother with an intellectual disability. Myra is her 15-year-old daughter, a gifted-and-talented student who aspires to attend the University of Cambridge when she graduates. Both were featured on StoryCorps to talk about their lives and … Continue reading
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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions
We’re chugging along through the final reports in our collection. It also gives us the opportunity to add some historical information to the Program Database of projects funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (our funding agency). … Continue reading