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Grupo SALTO: Providing Support for Latinx Children with Disabilities and Their Families

Grupo SALTO (in Spanish) is a not-for-profit organization that was incorporated in 2005 in Illinois in response to the need for support for Latinx families in the Chicago area who have children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and whose primary … Continue reading

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FEDEAFES: A Federation of Associations of People with Mental Illness and Their Families in the Basque Region

The Basque Country Federation of Associations of Relatives and People with Mental Illness (FEDEAFES, acronym in Spanish) (in Spanish) was established in 1987 in the Basque region of Spain and brings together Basque organizations that support people with mental illness … Continue reading

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Plena Inclusión: Supporting the Full Inclusion of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

We discuss Plena Inclusión, an organization in Spain that works with and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in regards to their full inclusion in their communities and society as a whole. (Links are in Spanish). Continue reading

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Confederación Salud Mental España: Mental Health and Society

The Confederación Salud Mental España (Mental Health Confederation of Spain) is a non-profit and social interest organization founded in 1983. Currently, the Confederation integrates 19 regional federations and provincial associations, which are made up of 300 associations and more than … Continue reading

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Fundación Coanil: Promoting the Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Coanil is a foundation with a national presence in Chile that promotes the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities by providing support services that contribute to improving their quality of life. Founded in 1974, Coanil began by creating residences and … Continue reading

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Job Accommodation Network Launches New Training Module in Spanish.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has launched a new Just-in-Time training module titled “All about JAN: Resources in Spanish”. The 18-minute module includes a transcript and handout that provides an overview for Spanish-speakers of JAN’s services (technical assistance via phone, … Continue reading

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Health Outcomes Research, Capacity Building, and Underserved Populations with Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injuries

The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDRR) funding priority Capacity Building for Rehabilitation Research and Training covers various project types including those dealing with disability and rehabilitation research. Today, we will look at the Center on Health Outcomes … Continue reading

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Fall Prevention and You

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults aged 65 and older falls and these falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures, spinal cord injuries (SCI), and traumatic brain injuries … Continue reading

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Registration for Two IDeA Center’s Online Continuing Education Courses Now Available!

The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA) offers an online continuing education program.  The program is designed for anyone (e.g., advocates, builders/contractors, planners, architects, occupational and physical therapists, and policymakers) interested in learning about the universal design of … Continue reading

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Leadership training opp for colleges students with autism

Are you a college student who identifies on the autism spectrum? The Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is offering a leadership training opportunity to currently enrolled students. The Autism Campus Inclusion leadership training will take place in August 2012. The … Continue reading

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