Tag Archives: special education

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for September 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What is inclusion and how does it benefit people with and without disabilities? Are there unmet inclusion needs? This … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Caregivers: Supporting children who serve as caregivers (The New York Times) In the normal course of events, parents and grandparents take care of children when they are sick or need help or sustenance. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 15

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: New Sisters High program helps students plan beyond graduation (The Bulletin, Bend, OR) A high school in Sisters, OR has launched a transition program for special education students after a year of … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, December 14 to Friday, December 18

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: California approves tougher teacher training standards to help mainstreaming (EdSource) Under Federal pressure to increase the amount of time special education students spend in general education classrooms, the California Commission on Teacher … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 3

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Teenager Matthew Tillyer becomes a TIE Fighter pilot – right from his wheelchair (Huffington Post) Thirteen-year-old Californian Matthew Tillyer, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was recently transformed into a … 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, December 15 –Friday, December 19

Human Interest: ‘El Deafo’: How a girl turned her disability into a superpower (NPR) Writer and illustrator Cece Bell tells her own story about growing up with a hearing impairment following meningitis at the age of 4. In her graphic … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 10 –Friday, November 14

Education: No longer ‘falling off the cliff’ (The Chronicle of Higher Education) Cutting Edge is a program that aims to provide a college experience to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Every year, Edgewood admits a small cohort of students … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, October 6 – Friday, October 10

Human Interest: A couple gaining independence, and finding a bond (The New York Times) A couple about to wed met five years ago at a sheltered workshop in North Providence, RI, where people with intellectual disabilities performed repetitive jobs for … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27

Human Interest: Worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance (Disability Scoop) Fifty million Americans have some form of disability, yet those numbers are not reflected in the church pews, as accommodations for people with physical and mental disabilities in houses of … Continue reading

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