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Confederación Salud Mental España: Mental Health and Society

The Confederación Salud Mental España (Mental Health Confederation of Spain) is a non-profit and social interest organization founded in 1983. Currently, the Confederation integrates 19 regional federations and provincial associations, which are made up of 300 associations and more than … Continue reading

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Focus on Public Health:  Importance of health screenings for people with disabilities

The first week of April was National Public Health Week, and the American Public Health Association (APHA) and its various partners came together to celebrate and advocate for public health.  This year’s overarching theme was “Creating the Healthiest Nation 2030:  … Continue reading

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The Spanish Parkinson Federation: Helping to Improve the Quality of Life of People with Parkinson’s Disease

The Spanish Parkinson Federation, which was founded in 1996, is an organization of over 60 associations and more than 12,000 partners that works to improve the life of people with Parkinson’s disease and their families. The Federation’s mission is to … Continue reading

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March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Education and Awareness Month.  MS has been in the recent news with actress Selma Blair opening up about her struggles with MS, including the challenge of getting an accurate diagnosis, and appearing in public at … Continue reading

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Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. Low vision effects millions of people in the US and throughout the world. The National Institute of Health’s National Eye Institute (NEI) defines low vision as a visual impairment that is not correctable by … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with Resources!

At the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018, we highlighted Latinos with disabilities who use their platforms to voice their stories and educate others about disabilities. Today, we would like to highlight organizations and resources that may be helpful … 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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World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … 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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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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