Tag Archives: parents with disabilities

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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, February 9 – Friday, February 13

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

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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

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, August 11 – Friday, August 15

Human Interest: Mothering with mental illness (The Washington Post) A mother living with major depression worries that she cannot be a good enough parent to her three-year-old son. And she is concerned that there is nothing she can do to … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity for Families with Living Disabilities

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

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Research participants are needed for a phenomenological study

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

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2011 Students of Parents with Disabilities Scholarship Winners Announced

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

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New Pub: reSearch: Custodial and Parental Rights of Individuals with Disabilities.

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

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