Tag Archives: Hispanic Heritage Month

HHM: The Family and Living with Disabilities

We are in the prime of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15- Oct 15) and what better time to address issues involving disabilities within the Hispanic community. The Hispanic culture is lauded for its passion and strong ties within la familia. … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Cultural Competency in Hispanics/Latinos with Spinal Cord Injury

September National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th through October 15th).  According to the National Spinal Cord Association there are approximately 200,000 people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.  According to … Continue reading

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Evaluating the access and training deficit for Spanish-speaking parents of children with autism spectrum disorders.

During Hispanic Heritage Month, we will take a look at NIDRR funded projects that deal directly with the Hispanic/Latino disability community. Here is the first of such projects: The project Examination of the Use of a Spanish Version of the … Continue reading

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NARIC and Spanish language services

For over three years, the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) has been providing many of their services to the Latino disability community of the US and the global Spanish speaking disability community. Today, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September … Continue reading

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National Hispanic Month: MLB’s Freddy Sanchez

September 15-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) and to highlight the event, this blog will highlight people living with disabilities in the Latino community. Freddy Sanchez is an infielder for the San Francisco Giants; he is also a World … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Hispanics with Disabilities in the Entertainment Industry

Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 has focused our attention on well-known Hispanics with disabilities in various careers – from Supreme Court Justices to artists to actors to musicians to writers and so on.  Today, we will be highlighting two amazing entertainers: … Continue reading

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Honoring Latinos with Disabilities during Hispanic Heritage Month

Today, we highlight the artist Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (also known as de Goya), who is considered the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns, and guitarist José Feliciano, who has been referred to … Continue reading

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Honrando a los latinos con discapacidades durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Hoy destacamos el artista Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (también conocido como de Goya), quien es considerado el último de los Maestros Viejos y el primero de los Modernos, y el guitarrista José Feliciano, quien ha sido referido como … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month and Latinos with Disabilities

Each year, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) by recognizing the cultures, histories and contributions of citizens whose ancestors come from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. This observation began in 1968 … Continue reading

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