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NIDILRR-Funded Consumer Products: People with Disabilities and COVID-19
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a “respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus discovered in 2019.” COVID-19 spreads from person to person through respiratory droplets and other small particles … Continue reading
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What are Coping Strategies?
According to the Cleveland Clinic, coping “involves adjusting to or tolerating negative events or realities while you try to keep your positive self-image and emotional equilibrium” and “occurs in the context of life changes that are perceived to be stressful.” … Continue reading
Posted in Answer Queue Tagged coping, coping strategies, Disabilities, disability, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities 1 Comment
This Valentine’s Day Make Heart Health Your Valentine
February 14th is Valentine’s Day and the day most associated with love, romance, and of course hearts. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed proclamation 3566 establishing February as American Heart Month to bring awareness and develop initiatives to address … Continue reading
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Answered Questions for October 2022: Employment Equity for People with Disabilities
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I’m an advocate who focuses on employment – I’m excited to see more opportunities for people with disabilities, but … Continue reading
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Ask a Librarian: What is Inclusive Employment?
October is National Disability Employment Month (NDEAM), which recognizes the vital role that people with disabilities play in a diverse and inclusive workforce, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities past and present, and highlights supportive and inclusive employment policies … Continue reading
If You Liked… Disability in the Latino Community
For Hispanic Heritage Month, NARIC’s information specialists wanted to look at how the view of disability within the Latino, now called Latinx, community has begun to change. In some circles, our information specialists have observed that the view of disability … Continue reading
Posted in history, Spanish Tagged #IfYouLiked, ADA, attitudes toward disability, Disabilities, disability community, Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanics with disabilities, Latinx community, Latinx with Disabilities, mental health, NIDILRR, NIDILRR Projects, NIDILRR Research, people with disabilities, Spanish, view of disability Leave a comment
CONADI Guatemala: Joint action for the full participation of people with disabilities
The National Council for the Care of Persons with Disabilities (CONADI, acronym in Spanish) of Guatemala (in Spanish) is the coordinating, advisory, and driving entity that influences the application of general and state policies, to ensure compliance with human rights … Continue reading
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What is Parkinson’s disease?
According to the Mayo Clinic, Parkinson’s disease is “a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement” and is caused by certain nerve cells in the brain gradually breaking down or dying. The signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease may be … Continue reading