Tag Archives: NIDILRR funded projects

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2020 on Rehabilitation Engineering

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 new rehabilitation services provider and would like to learn more about how rehabilitation engineering research helps … Continue reading

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What is epilepsy? A neurological disorder that causes seizures.

According to the Mayo Clinic, epilepsy is a “central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness.” Anyone can develop epilepsy and it affects all … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for February 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My brother was diagnosed with schizophrenia as a young adult. What information, resources, and research are available to help … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2020

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child received a concussion while playing their favorite sport. We want to know how to best support them … Continue reading

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

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 service provider that would like to assist Latinx/Hispanic people with disabilities to live independently in the … Continue reading

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¡Gracias por los recuerdos #ADA29; Hola #ADA30!

Hoy se cumple el fin de un mes de celebración del 29 aniversario de la firma de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA, por sus siglas en inglés). En todo el país, las personas se unieron para reconocer el … Continue reading

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NIDILRR-Funded Projects and the Spanish-Speaking Disability Community

At NARIC, we provide information and referral services to people with disabilities, their families, service providers, and researchers who speak Spanish. We’re not the only ones! Meet our colleagues in the NIDILRR community who also provide information and resources to … Continue reading

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Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. Low vision effects millions of people in the US and throughout the world. The National Institute of Health’s National Eye Institute (NEI) defines low vision as a visual impairment that is not correctable by … Continue reading

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Project Semicolon Day 2018

Project Semicolon is a global non-profit movement started in April 2013 (#ProjectSemicolonDay) by Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide.  Since that time, Project Semicolon has evolved through the support of entertainers and the … Continue reading

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Depression: Do you know the signs?

Depression is a common mood disorder that can cause severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities such as sleeping, eating, or working. As many as 15 million adults in the US experienced a depressive episode … Continue reading

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