Tag Archives: sports

Winter is here! And so are adapted and inclusive winter sports.

Although this winter is only a few weeks old, many people have already started participating in winter sports. There are many organizations throughout the US that provide the expertize you and your family will need to participate in adapted and … Continue reading

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Survey opp for college athletes

Our colleagues at the Kessler Foundation are reaching out to college athletes for a new survey: Kessler Foundation is studying history of injury among college students involved in team sports. You can help us by completing a brief 5-15 minute online survey. Who can participate? You … Continue reading

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The Paralympic Torch Has Arrived in Rio: How Social Media Keeps the Torch Burning Strong

The Paralympics may start tomorrow, but the Paralympic Flame is already burning! The torch relay began on September 1st and the torch itself visited five cities in Brazil before arriving in Rio de Janeiro. Before departing the starting point, the … Continue reading

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Field Trip: National Sports Center for the Disabled

Last week, NARIC team member Jess Chaiken had the opportunity to visit the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) in Winter Park, Colorado. “I went to Winter Park to try skiing for the first time. I headed out to … Continue reading

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Answered Questions January 2015: 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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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 28 de Julio – Viernes, 1 de Agosto

Interés Humano: Los niños que vencen el autismo (The New York Times Magazine) Nadie se ha dado cuenta de lo que sucede dentro de los cerebros de las personas que tenían autismo, pero ya no lo tienen – si, por … Continue reading

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

Human Interest: The “boys” in the bunkhouse (The New York Times) Article reports on the abuse and eventual rescue of 21 men with cognitive and developmental disabilities. The men had been underpaid workers in a turkey processing plant and housed … Continue reading

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The Paralympic Games and Recreational Therapy

Since the end of the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, we have begun looking forward to the 2014 Paralympic Games beginning on March 7th. Over 40 countries will be represented at this year’s winter games and athletes will participate in … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup — Monday, Feb 17 – Friday, Feb 21

Education: Start-up opens digital door for students with autism (The Philadelphia Inquirer) With financial support from the University of Pennsylvania, among other sources, Autism Expressed teaches digital skills to students with autism in Philadelphia. Founded by a teacher who saw … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup Monday, Jan 20 – Friday, Jan 31

Health: Automated system could efficiently identify high-risk osteoporosis patients (Science Daily) An automated system that identifies high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures and can generate letters encouraging follow-up is an effective way to promote osteoporosis intervention and prevent future … Continue reading

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