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The Chilean Down21 Group:  Working Towards the Education and Inclusion of People with Down Syndrome

The Chilean Down21 Group (Down21 Chile) (in Spanish) is a network of parents, institutions, and professionals who work toward the education and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The goals of Down21 Chile are to disseminate programs, methods, and activities … Continue reading

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FEVEDI: Improving the Quality of Life and Increasing the Rights of People with Disabilities, Their Families, Their Caregivers, and Their Community in Venezuela

The Venezuelan Federation of Associations and Foundations of People with Intellectual and Psychosocial Disabilities and other Integration Disorders (FEVEDI, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) is a coalition of foundations and associations in Venezuela focused on improving the quality of life … Continue reading

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It takes a village: Kinship Care Month

Generally speaking, a child with or without disabilities may be raised by one or both parents. However, there may be life circumstances such as the death of one or both parents, or if one or both parents are either financially, … 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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FANE: A Mexican Foundation to Support Children with Disabilities and Their Families

The Foundation to Support Children with Special Needs (FANE, acronym in Spanish) is a non-profit agency founded in 1994 in Tijuana, México that specializes in serving children and youth with special needs, whether those needs are related to a disability … Continue reading

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Educared: Educating the Educators in Peru

Educared (in Spanish), a non-profit organization in Peru funded by Fundación Telefónica Movistar (in Spanish) and “la Caixa” Foundation, helps families, teachers, professors, and other education professionals learn about new ways to teach children with and without disabilities. Educared provides … Continue reading

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Resources from the NIDILRR Community for People with Spinal Cord Injury

This blog post discusses NIDILRR-funded evidence-based resources for people with spinal cord injury, their families, and the service providers that support them. Continue reading

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Resources from the NIDILRR Community for Children with Disabilities, Their Families, and Service Providers

Children may be born with disabilities, such as physical and developmental disabilities. Some children may experience disabilities at or shortly after birth, such as cerebral palsy. Other children may not be diagnosed with disabilities until they are in school, such … Continue reading

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The Seville Spina Bifida Association: Supporting People with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and Their Families

The Seville Spina Bifida Association (ASEB, Spanish acronym)  (in Spanish) was established on December 14, 1987, in Seville, Spain to promote the care for children and adults with disabilities, especially those affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus, in the fields … Continue reading

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Staying Fit Together – Family Health and Fitness Day

The second Saturday in June is Family Health and Fitness Day, organized by the National Recreation and Park Association and bringing attention to the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy. These spaces offer families of all abilities … Continue reading

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