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Tag Archives: intellectual disabilities
Answered Questions for March 2023: Where Can I Learn More about Taking Care of My Reproductive Health as a Person with a Disability?
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 young adult with disabilities and my partner and I would like to have children one day. … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged access to services, burn injuries, contraception, COVID-19, developmental disabilities, family planning, family planning services, health literacy, intellectual disabilities, Intimacy, menstrual changes after SCI, mental health, NIDILRR, pregnancy and disability, reproductive health, SCI, sex, sexuality, Spanish, TBI Leave a comment
What is dementia and are there different types?
According to the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, dementia is the loss of cognitive function, such as thinking and remembering, to an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities. Dementia results … Continue reading
NIDILRR-funded Consumer Products: People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
According to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are “differences that are usually present at birth and that uniquely affect the … Continue reading
Answered Questions for December 2021: Dental and Oral Health for People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My son has a disability, and it can be a challenge to help him maintain his dental/oral health. Where … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue, Publications, Respuestas a las Preguntas, Spanish Tagged assistive technology, children with disabilities, dental health, dental health and disabilities, dental healthcare, developmental disabilities, Disabilities, education, intellectual disabilities, interventions, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, oral health, oral health management, people with disabilities, Research In Focus, Spanish Leave a comment
Let’s Take a Peek at NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains: Health and Function
Welcome back to our series that highlights NIDILRR’s Outcome Domains. This month, we will be looking at NIDILRR’s Health and Function Outcome Domain. This outcome domain focuses NIDILRR-funded research that addresses challenges to individual care, services, and supports for people … Continue reading