Tag Archives: prevention

Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month

As winter settles in and we have begun to see snow in the D.C. metro area many people have taken to the mountains of local ski/snowboarding resorts for some winter sport fun.  January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2016

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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Second Impact Syndrome

Amid the recent growing concern over concussions in youth, collegiate, and professional contact sports is a lesser known yet serious head injury: second impact syndrome or SIS occurs when an athlete suffers a blow to the head too soon after … Continue reading

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24 Acorns: Evidence-based strategies to prevent obesity in youth and young adults with disabilities

In the US, obesity remains one of the top health concerns across all age and ethnic groups. This is especially true for youth and young adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. To address this, Dr. James Rimmer and his group … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Preventing Work Disability – Strategies and Resources You Can Use

Dr. Saralynn Allaire leads this free webinar featuring strategies and resources for people with arthritis, lupus, or fibromyalgia, or similar conditions, to reduce or avoid work-related disability. Through this 1-hour webinar, you will be able to: Define work disability and … Continue reading

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Digital Archive: Substance Abuse Resources

We’ve added several digital copies of articles, reports, and guides dealing with substance abuse and other disabilities. Here is a small sample: Guide to substance abuse & disability resources produced by NIDRR grantees. 1999 O13443. ATOD PREVENTION ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH … Continue reading

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