Tag Archives: participation

Advocacy in Peru: Looking at CONFENADIP

The National Confederation of Disabled People of Peru (CONFENADIP, acronym in Spanish) is a non-profit civil association that is made up of federations and organizations of people with disabilities throughout Peru. CONFENADIP works on a national level for people with … Continue reading

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If You Liked … A Brief History of Autism

Usually in the top 10 posts among our Spanish readers, “A Brief History of Autism” discusses the history of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and provides resources and research from the NIDILRR community and elsewhere. Since we first published “A Brief … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusive employment and what information is available to learn about different aspects of inclusive employment? This edition … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusion and how does it benefit people with and without disabilities? Are there unmet inclusion needs? This … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for August 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What resources, research, and information are available to help people with disabilities age with success? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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What are Disability Studies?

Disability studies is a broad term that the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center at the University of Washington describes as “an academic discipline that approaches disability from an interdisciplinary perspective and uses multiple theories to define disability and … Continue reading

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Your Vote Is Your Voice

Election day is just over a week away here in the US. According to a recent study, more than 34 million Americans with disabilities will be eligible to vote in this year’s elections. Add to that the number of people … Continue reading

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Older Americans Month: Get Into the Act!

May plays host to a wide range of health-related observances, among them Older Americans Month! The Administration for Community Living is marking the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Older Americans Act with the theme Get Into the Act focusing … Continue reading

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Proceedings from the 2014 Arthritis State of the Science Meeting now available!

The conference proceedings from the Arthritis State of the Science conference are now available through the NIDRR-funded Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) website. In April 2014, ENACT brought together leaders in the fields of … Continue reading

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What is Schizophrenia?

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), schizophrenia “affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18.” It affects men and women equally; men begin to display symptoms between their late teens and early twenties and it … Continue reading

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