Tag Archives: Hispanics

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 -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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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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Highlighting a NIDRR Grantee: Dr. Fabricio Balcazar, PhD

During Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting Latino researchers, NIDRR grantees, and NIDRR projects that focus on the Latino disability community and their particular issues. Today, we would like to introduce you to Fabricio Balcazar, PhD. He is a professor … 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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Health Outcomes Research, Capacity Building, and Underserved Populations with Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injuries

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDRR) funding priority Capacity Building for Rehabilitation Research and Training covers various project types including those dealing with disability and rehabilitation research. Today, we will look at the Center on Health Outcomes … Continue reading

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A Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies

The project Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies for Mental Health Rehabilitation Providers is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). It is one of NIDRR’s Field Initiated Projects and falls within the funding priority of participation … Continue reading

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