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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
Can Work be Good for Your Health?
As we close out October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we are exploring the connection between employment and health. Some research has shown that being employed may have several health advantages for working-age people with disabilities, including access to healthcare … Continue reading
Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Health and Function
Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Health and Function Outcome Domain. This outcome domain focuses NIDILRR-funded research that addresses challenges to individual care, services, and supports for people … Continue reading
What is Diabetes?
According to the National Institute on Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Diabetes occurs when your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is too high. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that helps glucose from the … Continue reading
Making Your Way in the World – Resources for Young People with DS and Their Families
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society. Down syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder that results in intellectual and developmental disability. It can also cause physical disabilities, such as heart conditions, and sensory disabilities, … Continue reading
Let’s Get Physical!
It’s National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, led by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition! The observances this month focus on the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle for everyone, including people with disabilities. This can range … Continue reading
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