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Hispanic Heritage Month: Spanish Resources from the NIDILRR Community

Did you know NARIC is not the only NIDILRR-funded project that offers information and resources in Spanish? The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center offers factsheets for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury in Spanish. These consumer-level factsheets were developed … Continue reading

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What are home rehabilitation support services?

Home rehabilitation support services are rehabilitation and care coordination services provided at home and in the community that support a person’s rehabilitation and care. These services are generally provided to people coming home from a rehab setting, people aging at … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Advocacy: Sports Illustrated honors walker with a cause (Disability Scoop) A week after 15-year-old Hunter Gandee walked to Ann Arbor while carrying his little brother with cerebral palsy, he walked onto the pages … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 1 – Friday, June 5

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Policy: The limitations of ABLE accounts for the disabled (Reuters) After a decade of lobbying by disability advocates, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act before adjourning in December. The … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – May 2015

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, May 18 – Friday, May 22

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Education: Holding schools responsible for addressing childhood trauma (The Atlantic) A group of students and teachers in Southern California recently filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the Compton Unified School District. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24

Aqui puede leer este artículo en español Human Interest: The Catastrophe (The New Yorker) In July of 2003, neurologist Oliver Sacks and his colleague Orrin Devinsky were consulted by Spalding Gray, the actor and writer famous for his autobiographical monologues, … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Zoo proves transformative for teen with severe disabilities (Disability Scoop) Zinyra was at one time isolated by severe cognitive disabilities, stigmatized by teachers as stubborn and uncooperative, and bullied by classmates. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 2 to Friday, March 6

Accessible Living: New housing concept emerging for those with disabilities (Disability Scoop) A new housing development in Noah’s Landing, FL, will provide safe, affordable housing for adults with developmental disabilities. The project is expected to alleviate a serious need for … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 26 – Friday, January 30

Human Interest: Disability-focused proms expected to draw 7,000 (Disability Scoop) In time for Valentine’s Day, former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is organizing 45 proms around the world on one night just for people with special needs. Churches in 26 states … Continue reading

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