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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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FEDEAFES: A Federation of Associations of People with Mental Illness and Their Families in the Basque Region

The Basque Country Federation of Associations of Relatives and People with Mental Illness (FEDEAFES, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) was established in 1987 in the Basque region of Spain and brings together Basque organizations that support people with mental illness … Continue reading

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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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Discapacidad Colombia: A National Directory of Organizations About and For People with Disabilities

Discapacidad Colombia (in Spanish), a free online portal prepared by the General Directorate for the Promotion of Work at the Ministry of Social Protection, is an information and guidance tool for people with disabilities, their families, providers, organizations, and other … Continue reading

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The Life Champions Foundation: Assisting the Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Colombia

In this post, we discuss the Life Champions Foundation in Colombia, which works for the comprehensive improvement of the quality of life of people with disabilities. Continue reading

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Lescer Foundation: Supporting People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and the Professionals who Support Them

The Lescer Foundation (in Spanish) supports the traumatic brain injury (TBI) community in Spain,  improving the quality of life through comprehensive care, specialized rehabilitation, and covering their basic and social needs from the beginning rehabilitation until their re-entry into the … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2020 – COVID-19 Resources 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: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone. Are there resources and information related to COVID-19 specific to the needs of … Continue reading

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Foundation Creática: Supporting the Education of Service Professionals, People with Disabilities, and Their Families on Assistive Technology

The FREE Iberian-American Foundation Creática for the Cooperation in Special Education and Assistive Technologies (Creática) (in Spanish) is an organization based in Spain, whose singular purpose is educating service professionals on the possibilities that assistive technology (AT) such as computers, … Continue reading

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What Does Transition Mean for Young People with Disabilities?

Young people with disabilities will face many transitional periods in their lives. These can be exciting and challenging not just for the young person but also for their families, teachers, and counselors. One of the more exciting transitions is leaving … Continue reading

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