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Tag Archives: parents with disabilities
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading
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
Human Interest: Meet the first model with Down syndrome to walk the runway at Fashion Week (NBC TODAY) Jamie Brewer, an actress with Down syndrome, is modeling designs by Carrie Hammer during New York Fashion Week. She is part of … Continue reading
2014 TLG Scholarship Essays Highlight the Resilience and Strength of Families Experiencing Disability
The NIDRR-funded Center on Families with Disabilities Through the Life Cycle: Disability Culture Perspectives at Through the Looking Glass just announced the results of their 2014 College Scholarships for Students of Parents with Disabilities program! More than 700 essays were … Continue reading
Bonnie Brown is a single mother with an intellectual disability. Myra is her 15-year-old daughter, a gifted-and-talented student who aspires to attend the University of Cambridge when she graduates. Both were featured on StoryCorps to talk about their lives and … Continue reading
Participants are wanted for a research study entitled, “The Lived Experience of Having a Parent with Multiple Sclerosis (MS): A Phenomenological Study.” If you are between the ages of 18 and 24, speak English, live in the State of Arizona, … Continue reading
On October 13th, 2011 the National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families at Through the Looking Glass announced the winners of its 2011 College Scholarships for Students of Parents with Disabilities. As one of several projects of the … Continue reading
We just posted our most recent edition of reSearch, our semi-monthly collection of project and document abstracts based on real-world queries from our patrons. This issue focuses on the parental/custodial rights of people with disabilities. It includes more than 25 … Continue reading