Tag Archives: Resources

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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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

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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Answered Questions: Supplemental

We recently published an issue of Answered Questions with Autism as its theme. We would like to add the following resources and community outreach for our readers in the US: Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center: http://www.autismcenter.org/hispanic-community-outreach A support group … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

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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Down Syndrome Awareness: the Family Aspect

Raising a baby is difficult enough, but how do you prepare yourself to raise a child with Down syndrome? Well, according to Down Syndrome Education Online, the first step is understanding. Stephanie Meredith, writer of Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis, … Continue reading

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month!

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS). In honor of Down syndrome awareness, NDSS hosts events to celebrate the accomplishments and promote the acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. NDSS got … Continue reading

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Parenting an adult child with disabilities while aging with disabilities

Over the years, we have offered a list of Librarian’s Picks of resources for children with special needs. These are some of the best resources to help parents support their children through grade school, college, and into the workforce. However, … Continue reading

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2013 Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Resources

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) are collaborating to host a webinar series designed to improve coordination of federal resources available to assist people with Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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