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Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading
Each year, during Hispanic Heritage Month, we share with you the stories of famous Latinxs/Hispanics with disabilities. This year, we will share with you some of the NIDILRR-funded projects being led by Latinx/Hispanic researchers. The projects topics range from different … Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month begins today and the theme for this year is “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.” Hispanic and Latinx Americans have served and contributed to the history of the US since the beginning. In honor of … Continue reading
A popular post among our English and Spanish readers, our blog post “Disability in the Latino Community” discusses the views on disability within the Latinx/Hispanic community. The views of the Latinx/Hispanic community toward disability within urban and suburban communities seem … Continue reading
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
At the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018, we highlighted Latinos with disabilities who use their platforms to voice their stories and educate others about disabilities. Today, we would like to highlight organizations and resources that may be helpful … Continue reading
While National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and the important presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans to the US and celebrates their heritage and culture, it is important to note that this includes nearly 5 million Latinos living with … Continue reading
For the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, we would like to share some information about health disparities experienced by Hispanics/Latinos with disabilities and how the NIDILRR community has worked to end those disparities. Disability affects every race and ethnic group, … Continue reading
Every year in the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month between September 15th and October 15th. During this month, the anniversaries of independence of Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua are also celebrated. Columbus Day, … Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month occurs every year between September 15th and October 15th. President Johnson made the proclamation for a weekly celebration in 1968 and Congress expanded the observance to a month-long celebration in 1989. September 15 was chosen to start … Continue reading