Tag Archives: Resources

Mental Health Impacts Us All

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health is “an important part of overall health and well-being” and “includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.” Mental health affects how people think, feel, and act, it helps … Continue reading

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Are face masks policies covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

COVID-19 has changed life as we know in many ways. Safety measures such as social distancing, stay at home orders, and the wearing of face masks or cloth face coverings are now part of our daily lives. The Centers for … Continue reading

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Community Living – Resources for Participating in Your Community

June 22nd marks the 21st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision known as Olmstead v. L.C., where the Court determined that the institutional isolation of people with disabilities was unjustified and is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Americans … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month, was established in 1948 by Mental Health America (formerly National Association for Mental Health) to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, living with these conditions, and strategies for maintaining mental health and wellness. … Continue reading

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ConnectionsRx – A New Individualized Support Program from the TU Collaborative

Staying connected, maintaining social networks, and participating in the community while practicing physical distancing and following stay-at-home orders can be challenging.  To support individuals with lived experience in serious mental illness, the NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Community … Continue reading

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Staying Connected: Maintaining your social networks while remaining physically distant

We are living through an unprecedented time. The world has not experienced a global pandemic to this extent since the influenza pandemic in 1918 (also referred to as the Spanish flu). Federal, state, and local guidelines specify that we should … Continue reading

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If you liked … Let’s talk about eating disorders: Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Our blog post, Let’s talk about eating disorders: Eating Disorders Awareness Week, is popular among our followers who speak Spanish. Also, Eating Disorders Awareness Week is coming up and we wanted to share several resources: In the last year, NARIC … Continue reading

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For Valentine’s Day, It’s All About Relationships

This Valentine’s Day, we look at research and resources to foster strong, supportive relationships between friends, couples, and families. Continue reading

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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: My friends and I are aging with and into disabilities. For example, some of us have arthritis that makes … Continue reading

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If You Liked … “Disability in the Latino Community”

A popular post among our English and Spanish readers, our blog post “Disability in the Latino Community” discusses the views on disability within the Latinx/Hispanic community. The views of the Latinx/Hispanic community toward disability within urban and suburban communities seem … Continue reading

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