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

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What are craniofacial anomalies? This edition of Answered Questions defines the term craniofacial abnormalities and includes a parents’ guide … Continue reading

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At a Loss for Words – Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Aphasia Association. Aphasia affects about 2,000,000 people in the US and is most often caused by stroke, brain injury or tumor, or other neurological condition. It affects a person’s ability … Continue reading

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Iris Halmshaw: Pint-Sized Picasso

Three-year-old Iris Grace Halmshaw has set the art world abuzz. Iris has autism and is non-verbal, but her paintings speak volumes! Iris is just like any toddler—carefree, dancing in her own little world, but she struggles to interact with others … Continue reading

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National Stuttering Awareness Week

May 13th – 19th, 2013 marks this year’s National Stuttering Awareness Week (NSAW) which was established in 1988 by an act of Congress. NSAW is a time to educate and raise awareness about stuttering. What is stuttering? Stuttering affects a … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New Additions

We’re seriously chugging through these 30 years worth of reports! Here are a few we’ve added recently. SPEECH MUSCLE SYSTEM FUNCTION IN DYSARTHRIA AND STUTTERING: FINAL REPORT: MARY E SWITZER FELLOWSHIP REPORT. McClean, M D. 1984 O06760. WRITING PROSTHESIS FOR … Continue reading

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