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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for March 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our child with disabilities has begun high school and we are starting to plan their transition into adulthood. What … Continue reading

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Celebrating Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month with Research!

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, including National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day declared by Congress on March 25th. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, CP refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy … Continue reading

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If you liked … What are psychiatric disabilities?

Our blog post “What are psychiatric disabilities?” has been popular with our readers this year. In this update, we would like to highlight the work of the following NIDILRR-funded projects: The Manual and Training Program to Promote Career Development Among … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a person with a disability, how can I better prepare for emergency situations and what can organizations do … Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What topics are being researched in prosthetics and orthotics? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss patient-specific … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health Equity which highlights partnerships at the federal, state, local, tribal and territorial levels that help reduce disparities in health and health care.  Approximately 40.7 million Americans … Continue reading

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NIDILRR Seeks Comment on Draft Long-Range Plan

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is requesting comments on its draft long-range plan for the period 2018–2023 (PDF, 348KB). Within ACL, NIDILRR works to generate new knowledge and promote its effective use to improve … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for November 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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Information and referral services at your fingertips!

In 2011, the US Senate passed S.RES 241, which declared November 16th as “National Information and Referral Services Day”. The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) led the way in the declaration of I&R day. The diverse I&R community … Continue reading

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See Why NARIC Staff <3 PTs

October is National Physical Therapy Month! Bilingual Information Specialist Marta Garcia had plenty of professional experience with PT but this Summer, she got to know PT from the patient side after having a hip replaced. We sat down with Marta … Continue reading

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