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Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I am a parent of a young adult with a disability, and I want to ensure that they are … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community on Resources for the Latinx Disability Community for September 2021
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a service provider that works with the Latinx disability community. What information, resources, research are available in … Continue reading
Resources for People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and Service Providers from the NIDILRR Community
This blog post describes a traumatic brain injury and discusses resources from the NIDILRR Community. Continue reading
According to the Mayo Clinic, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) “results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body”. A TBI can also be caused by “an object that goes through brain tissue, such as a bullet … Continue reading
According to the Invisible Disabilities Association, invisible disabilities are physical, mental, or neurological conditions that are not visible from the outside, “yet can limit or challenge a person’s movements, senses, or activities.” These disabilities include symptoms or limitations that may … Continue reading
Lescer Foundation: Supporting People with Traumatic Brain Injury, Their Families, and the Professionals who Support Them
The Lescer Foundation (in Spanish) supports the traumatic brain injury (TBI) community in Spain, improving the quality of life through comprehensive care, specialized rehabilitation, and covering their basic and social needs from the beginning rehabilitation until their re-entry into the … Continue reading
For Brain Injury Awareness Month, we highlight four new projects whose research aims to show people with TBI they are #MoreThanMyBrainInjury Continue reading
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
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading