Hispanics with Disabilities

This page features websites that address the growing population of Hispanic / Latino Americans who have disabilities. It features sites that are particularly geared for these individuals, as opposed to websites that include Spanish language translations.

Atzlan for Deaf Latinas/os
This website for deaf Latinos covers such diverse topics as ASL/Spanish/English interpreters, deaf Latino mailing lists, deaf Latino-owned businesses, and deaf Latino organizations. A bulletin board and mailing list are also available.

Bienvenidos! This March of Dimes website was developed “to help serve the growing need for education in maternal and infant health for the Spanish-speaking community in the U.S. and around the world.” It includes an online health library with information on preparing for pregnancy, the effects of alcohol, tobacco and stress during pregnancy, prenatal and newborn tests, and more.
Also listed under Just for Parents.

Proyecto Vision
Proyecto Vision (Project Vision), the National Technical Assistance Center for Latinos with Disabilities, is a new national initiative designed to connect Latinos with disabilities with employment services and related resources. The growing bilingual website of this federally funded project includes news, links, and a listserv.
Also listed under Employment.

Resources for Hispanic Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations
This publication of the Gallaudet University Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center lists university contacts, community resources, clearinghouses, and publishers/distributors.

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