Tag Archives: veterans with disabilities

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

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 Veteran with a disability. What information and resources are available for me? This edition of Answered … Continue reading

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Saluting Those Who Served

This week we’ll celebrate Veterans Day here in the US. The holiday dates back to the end of World War I and honors the men and women who have served in our armed forces, in times of war and piece. … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, November 9 to Friday, November 13

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español Policy: White House seeks to ease veterans’ access to care (The New York Times) This week, President Obama urged congress to improve a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care, speed … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: 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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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 31 – Friday, April 4

Human Interest: Snowboarder’s traumatic brain injury inspires awareness for other survivors  (Fox News) A snowboarder, whose chance to participate in the 2010 Winter Olympics ended when he sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) shortly before the games, has launched a … Continue reading

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What you need to know about assistive technology but didn’t know who to ask …

Marcia J. Scherer, President of the Institute for Matching Person and Technology (http://matchingpersonandtechnology.com ), recently gave an 80-minute webinar on assistive and cognitive support technologies  for the Military Families Learning Network (http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/) . The presentation covers how to define assistive … Continue reading

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