Tag Archives: family

Family Caregiver Grief: Coping with the loss of your loved one/care receiver

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, about 43.5 million caregivers provide unpaid care to an adult or child in the US every year. Being a primary caregiver to a family member or spouse can be extremely time consuming, and … Continue reading

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Answered Questions for February 2022: Intimacy and 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 I am a parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading

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APEF: Helping People with Schizophrenia and Their Families in Argentina

This month, we discuss APEF – a non-profit organization in Argentina that assist people with schizophrenia and their families. Continue reading

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Plena Inclusión: Supporting the Full Inclusion of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

We discuss Plena Inclusión, an organization in Spain that works with and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in regards to their full inclusion in their communities and society as a whole. (Links are in Spanish). Continue reading

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ADELA: Providing Information and Support to People with ALS, Their Families, and Service Providers

The Spanish Association of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ADELA, according to its Spanish acronym) (in Spanish) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1990 and which extends its activities to Spain and all of its territories. The principal mission of … Continue reading

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AFENES: Improving the Quality of Life and Social Inclusion of People with Mental Health Conditions

The Association of Families of People with Mental Illness (AFENES, acronym in Spanish) is a non-profit association in Malaga, Spain founded in 1992, whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people with mental health conditions and their … Continue reading

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Confederación Salud Mental España: Mental Health and Society

The Confederación Salud Mental España (Mental Health Confederation of Spain) is a non-profit and social interest organization founded in 1983. Currently, the Confederation integrates 19 regional federations and provincial associations, which are made up of 300 associations and more than … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Spending Quality Time with the People We Love

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, a day often dedicated to love. For people with and without disabilities, healthy, loving relationships between partners, family, and friends can be an important part to living independently and fully participating in the community. These relationships … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. What is a brain injury? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) (en inglés) (90DP0082) has a four part series on understanding traumatic … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – May 2015

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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