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Information and referral services at your fingertips!
In 2011, the US Senate passed S.RES 241, which declared November 16th as “National Information and Referral Services Day”. The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) led the way in the declaration of I&R day. The diverse I&R community … Continue reading
Posted in Right Resources Right Now Tagged ABLEDATA, ADA National Network, ADA Regional Centers, Administration on Aging, Administration on Developmental Disabilities, AIRS, Disabilities, disability, I&R, information, information and referrral services, KT4TT, KTDRR, Limb Loss Resource Center, MSKTC, NARIC, NIDILRR, Paralysis Resource Center, research, Resources 2 Comments
New SCI resource from the Paralysis Resource Center
Our friends at the Paralysis Resource Center have published a new guide: Don’t Call It a Miracle: The Movement to Cure Spinal Cord Injury by Kate Willette. The 238-page guide covers the basic biology of the spinal cord and what happens … Continue reading
Posted in Guide, Uncategorized Tagged clinical trials, paralysis, Paralysis Resource Center, Plain language, spinal cord injury Leave a comment
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
Posted in Event, Uncategorized Tagged Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, cultural competence, health care, health care disparities, Hispanic, Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics with disabilities, Latinos, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Office of Minority Health, Paralysis Resource Center, rehabilitative services, SCI, spinal cord injury 1 Comment
Differences in Health Status for People with Disabilities: Review of Webinar on CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability
On January 24th, 2012 the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) co-sponsored the third episode in a four-part series of free Webinars on promoting health and preventing disease for … Continue reading
Posted in Event, Organization, Publications, Research Study, webcasts, webinar, Website Tagged American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD), American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), Amputee Coalition, Behavior Risk Surveillance System (BRFSS), CDC, health, health disparities, health status, Healthy People 2020, key health indicators, NCPAD, NIH, obesity, Paralysis Resource Center, people with disabilities, Public education, webinar 1 Comment