Tag Archives: REHABDATA

Traveling with a Disability: Accessible Tourism

Planning the perfect trip involves many components, whether you’re going to the next town over or to the other side of the world. These can include researching your destination and its various attractions; booking long-distance travel that may involve planes, … Continue reading

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Viajar con una discapacidad: Turismo accesible

Planear el viaje perfecto implica muchos componentes, si usted va a la próxima ciudad o al otro lado del mundo. Estos componentes pueden incluir la investigación de su destino y sus diversas atracciones; reservar viajes de larga distancia que pueden … Continue reading

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It’s almost time to go back to school. Are you ready?

August is here and that means that parents, students with disabilities, and teachers are starting to prepare for the new school year. For students with disabilities and their families, this can be a stressful, yet exciting, time. NARIC’s information specialists … Continue reading

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Es casi la hora de regresar a la escuela. ¿Están listos?

El mes de agosto está aquí y eso significa que los padres, estudiantes con discapacidades, y maestros están comenzando a prepararse para el nuevo año escolar. Para los estudiantes con discapacidades y sus familias, esto puede ser un tiempo estresante, … 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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Remembering Olmstead: 17 Years of Community Participation and Independence for People with Disabilities

Seventeen years ago, on June 22nd, 1999, the US Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. that the unjustified institutional isolation of people with disabilities is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  What is … Continue reading

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The Better Living Toolkit: A new resource from the Arthritis Foundation

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  The Arthritis Foundation has introduced a new resource, the Better Living Toolkit that allows individual’s to understand their arthritic disease and develop a treatment plan unique to their individual needs with the goal to live … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month!

May is Arthritis Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis affects one in five adults and 1 in every 250 children the United States.  The CDC, Arthritis Foundation, and other organizations are partnering to … Continue reading

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What is Cystic Fibrosis?

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines cystic fibrosis (CF) as an “inherited disease of the secretory glands.” These glands include those that make mucus and sweat. Inherited means that the … Continue reading

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¿Qué es la fibrosis quística?

El Instituto Nacional del Corazón, Pulmón, y la Sangre (NHLBI por sus siglas en inglés) en los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH por sus siglas en inglés) defina la fibrosis quística (FQ) como una “enfermedad hereditaria de las glándulas secretoras.” … Continue reading

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