Author Archives: Paula Beckman

Confronting the Challenge at the Intersection of Poverty, Disability and Rurality: “Communidades Inclusivas”

Around the world, there are between 93 to 150 million children with disabilities (UNICEF, 2013).  An estimated 80% of people with disabilities live in low and middle-income countries (Barron & Ncube, 2010) where they are among the most marginalized people … Continue reading

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UMD students gather to reflect on their experiences in rural El Salvador

After 5 years of going to El Salvador to live and work, delegates from the University of Maryland gathered on April 23 to reflect on their experiences and talk about how it affected the work they are now doing and … Continue reading

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