Tag Archives: health

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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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for April 2021 – Community Inclusion

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 family member with a disability who would like to participate more in their community. What research, … 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 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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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

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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