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Fundación Orange, People with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Technology

Since its inception in France in 1987, the Fundación Orange is made up of 16 foundations that develop and support projects in 30 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Fundación Orange coordinates activities and projects within this … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I have a mobility disability and use a wheelchair to get around. I would like to travel this summer. … Continue reading

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Is there a difference between recreational therapy and activity programs?

Recently, we wrote about recreational therapy. However, if you have visited a long-term care center or similar facility, you may have heard of their activity program. You might be wondering: Are activity programs the same as recreational therapy? There are … Continue reading

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What is Recreational Therapy?

What do you think of when we say therapy? Do you think of playing a video game, making crafts, or painting a picture? You might if you’ve ever experienced recreational therapy! The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) defines recreational therapy … Continue reading

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February is International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation Month!

February marks this year’s International Recreational Therapy/Therapeutic Recreation (RT/TR) Month. To celebrate, we’d like to share the purpose and some of the benefits of RT/TR. Although RT/TR and Activities seem like just fun and games, there is a purpose for … Continue reading

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Answered Questions January 2015: 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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Recreation Therapy and Adults with Disabilities

Recreation therapy for adults with disabilities works in the same vein as recreational therapy for children with disabilities. It has the same objectives and goals: to improve skills and abilities of people with disabilities and to increase their social time … Continue reading

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