Tag Archives: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 6 to Friday, June 10

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Research traces link between combat blasts and PTSD (The New York Times) Whereas the link between concussions and post-traumatic stress disorder has become clearer in recent years, a specific connection between PTSD … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Aging and Health: Seniors need to take extra care in the cold (HealthDay News) Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body’s response to the cold can be affected … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 18 to Friday, January 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Around the world in a wheelchair (Disability Scoop) Cory Lee Woodard’s muscular dystrophy put him in a wheelchair at age 4, but it has not kept him from swimming in Iceland’s … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: New Sisters High program helps students plan beyond graduation (The Bulletin, Bend, OR) A high school in Sisters, OR has launched a transition program for special education students after a year of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Arts: How to make a musical for the Deaf (BuzzFeed) Deaf West, a premiere Deaf theater company based in Los Angeles, will be taking the musical Spring Awakening to Broadway this fall. In … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community -April 2015

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Zoo proves transformative for teen with severe disabilities (Disability Scoop) Zinyra was at one time isolated by severe cognitive disabilities, stigmatized by teachers as stubborn and uncooperative, and bullied by classmates. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 12 – Friday, January 16

Human Interest: Heart problems, deafness influenced Beethoven’s music, study says (The Hearing Review) According to researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Washington, Ludwig van Beethoven’s musical compositions might have been affected by both his deafness and … Continue reading

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Day

Beginning in 2010, Congress named June 27th as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Day (S. Res. 455) and, for the last four years during the month of June, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has asked everyone to help them … Continue reading

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What are psychiatric disabilities?

Psychiatric disability is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a “mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of an individual; a record of impairment; or being regarded as having such an … Continue reading

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