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Are there articles and resources in Spanish from the NIDILRR community?
Yes! Members of the NIDILRR, community, including NARIC, publish information in Spanish.
Below, you will find a few members of the NIDILRR community who provide articles, factsheets, guides, and much more in Spanish:
- The ADA National Network publishes several factsheets related to the ADA in Spanish whose topics include services animals, basic information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), providing access to everyone, and accessible healthcare. They also provide pocket access guides to hotels (PDF) and restaurants (PDF).
- The National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities: Parents Empowering Parents publishes their website in Spanish. They also offfer resources for parents with disabilities and information for social workers, researchers, and other professionals on working with parents with disabilities.
- The Learning and Working During the Transition to Adulthood Rehabilitation Research and Training Center has several publications in Spanish relating to work and include a guide for young adults with mental health problems on handing money, an article on programs that connect child and adult mental health services, and a guide on applying for a job.
- The Great Lakes ADA Regional Center provides TechAssist en Español – an online form that assists those who speak Spanish in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska in connecting with documents in Spanish that explain their rights and responsibilities under the ADA. The online form also connects patrons to staff if they have more specific questions.
- The Southeast ADA Regional Center publishes its website in Spanish. Their website includes information and publications about the ADA, resources, and more.
- The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) provides evidence-based information on spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and burn injury. The MSKTC provides factsheets on SCI, TBI, and burn injury in Spanish. To access, each factsheet, click on the English version, and then click on the tab on the right. The MSKTC also publishes infocomics on TBI in Spanish.
- The Research & Training Center on Independent Living has a document describing guidelines on how to write about and report on people with disabilities in Spanish.
You may know that NARIC publishes a Spanish website that includes information and resource brochures, FAQ articles, our Research In Focus articles, and other publications. We also publish our blog posts in Spanish and English and provide information and referral services in both languages.
Are you interested in seeing what new Spanish articles are indexed in the NARIC collection? Go to REHABDATA and type “Spanish” and click 2018 in the menus in the Year of Publication section to find articles in Spanish added to the collection in 2018.
If you would like to see all articles in Spanish indexed in the NARIC collection, just search “Spanish” in REHABDATA. If you would like to read abstracts of articles originally published in Spanish, go to REHABDATA, type Spanish in the first box, click “Only Show International Research” towards the bottom of the page, and click Search.
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