Tag Archives: parenting

Exploring the Research on Fathers with Disabilities

Much of the research on parenting with disabilities has focused mothers or grouped mothers and fathers together as parents. Are we missing the experiences and needs of fathers with disabilities? A look at some promising research. Continue reading

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Taking Care of the Caregivers

In honor of National Family Caregiver Month we take a quick look at some of the current research in caregiving happening in the NIDILRR grantee community and resources for family caregivers to tap into for support. Continue reading

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Thanks Mom!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in the US when we celebrate moms of all stripes, including moms with disabilities and moms of children with disabilities. According to the National Council on Disability, there are more than 4.1 million parents with … Continue reading

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This is all new to me!

You’ve just finished meeting with the doctor. He or she shared information about a new diagnosis or condition. Maybe you’re the one now facing life with a disability (either permanent or temporary) or maybe you will be supporting a family … Continue reading

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Saluting Dads!

Father’s Day is coming up and we want to take a moment to recognize dads of all kinds: Dads with disabilities, fathers of children with disabilities, fathers who are caregivers, adoptive and foster fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers, even that awesome guy … Continue reading

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April is OT Month – Add These Resources to Your Toolbox!

The American Occupational Therapy Association has declared April to be Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapists (OTs) are clinically trained professionals who help people with disabilities and those recovering from illness and injury to do the things they want and need … Continue reading

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Parenting an adult child with disabilities while aging with disabilities

Over the years, we have offered a list of Librarian’s Picks of resources for children with special needs. These are some of the best resources to help parents support their children through grade school, college, and into the workforce. However, … Continue reading

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NIDRR Presents – Parenting with a Psychiatric Disability

NIDRR hosts Katy Kaplan, Associate Director of the Temple University RRTC on Community Participation of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, for a presentation, Parenting with a Psychiatric Disability, on April 15th, 12-1pm EST, at Potomac Center Plaza, 550 12th St SW, … Continue reading

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Hojas informativas en español del Centro del Modelo de Sistemas sobre el Conocimiento de Traducción

En el post del blog de ​​hoy, vamos a discutir las hojas de datos informativos proporcionados por MSKTC. El Centro del Modelo de Sistemas sobre el Conocimiento de Traducción (MSKTC) tiene hojas informativas que cubren una amplia gama de temas incluyendo cuidado de la piel y las úlceras por presión, dolor después de la lesión de la médula espinal, la … Continue reading

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