Tag Archives: families

What supports and resources are available for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder?

According to estimates from the Autism and Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 59 children has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is reported to occur in all … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I have a mobility disability and use a wheelchair to get around. I would like to travel this summer. … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Projects and the Spanish-Speaking Disability Community

At NARIC, we provide information and referral services to people with disabilities, their families, service providers, and researchers who speak Spanish. We’re not the only ones! Meet our colleagues in the NIDILRR community who also provide information and resources to … Continue reading

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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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Mental Health Month – Resources #4Mind4Body

Kicking off May and Mental Health Month with #NIDILRR grantee resources #4Mind4Body Continue reading

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The Spanish Parkinson Federation: Helping to Improve the Quality of Life of People with Parkinson’s Disease

The Spanish Parkinson Federation, which was founded in 1996, is an organization of over 60 associations and more than 12,000 partners that works to improve the life of people with Parkinson’s disease and their families. The Federation’s mission is to … Continue reading

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CONAPAM and Costa Rica’s Older Adults

The National Council of the Elderly (CONAPAM, according to its initials in Spanish) (Spanish) is Costa Rica’s governing body on aging and older adults. As such, CONAPAM formulates national policies and plans and promotes, executes, evaluates, and coordinates the development … Continue reading

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Autism Spectrum Disorder and DOMUS

DOMUS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Mexico by providing information and services to people with ASD, their families, students, and professionals. Their main program, the Inclusive Education Program, … Continue reading

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Winter is here! And so are adapted and inclusive winter sports.

Although this winter is only a few weeks old, many people have already started participating in winter sports. There are many organizations throughout the US that provide the expertize you and your family will need to participate in adapted and … Continue reading

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What is Down syndrome?

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and, this week, the staff at NARIC would like to highlight Down syndrome. The Mayo Clinic defines Down syndrome as a genetic disorder that is “caused when abnormal cell division results in extra genetic … Continue reading

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