Tag Archives: Hispanic

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

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 service provider that would like to assist Latinx/Hispanic people with disabilities to live independently in the … Continue reading

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If you liked “Disability in the Latino Community” …

Among the top ten posts this month, “Disability in the Latino Community” discusses the views within the Latinx/Hispanic community on disability, how these views differ regionally and generationally, what happens to Latinx/Hispanics with disabilities in the US, and how to … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health Equity which highlights partnerships at the federal, state, local, tribal and territorial levels that help reduce disparities in health and health care.  Approximately 40.7 million Americans … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015: Latinos with Disabilities and Independent Living

Independent living helps provide equal opportunities to people with disabilities in relation to housing, employment, education, community participation, and so on. It is a worldwide movement of people with disabilities who are working toward self-determination and equal opportunities. Independent living, … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Supplemental

We recently published an issue of Answered Questions with Autism as its theme. We would like to add the following resources and community outreach for our readers in the US: Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center: http://www.autismcenter.org/hispanic-community-outreach A support group … Continue reading

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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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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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Raza, etnicidad, y discapacidad: Conferencia sobre el estado de la ciencia

Se celebró Raza, etnicidad, y discapacidad: Conferencia sobre el estado de la ciencia en el 1-2 de marzo 2012 en Arlington, VA, y fue presentado por el Departamento de Medicina Física y Rehabilitación de la Universidad de la Commonwealth de … Continue reading

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