Tag Archives: Hispanics with disabilities

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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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Resources!

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

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Recognizing Latinos with Disabilities in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month, Health Disparities, and NIDILRR Research: How are they connected?

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2016

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

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Hispanic Heritage Month 2015

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

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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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Latinos, Disabilities, Research, and NIDRR

For Hispanic Heritage Month 2014, which began on September 15th, 2014, we will focus on NIDRR research that focuses on Latinos with disabilities and on Latino researchers in the NIDRR community (past and present). These projects include several Field Initiated … 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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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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