“A lot of families, when they first receive the diagnosis, feel like they are alone,” said Cynthia Escamilla, who runs a Spanish-language support group at Nevada PEP, a nonprofit organization that works with parents of children with disabilities. “The whole process can be intimidating. If Spanish, or some other language, is your first language, it can be frustrating. You are navigating a culture and system that is unfamiliar. Parents don’t get all the information they need, and they feel isolated.”

via Spanish-language services vital, but scarce, for Hispanic parents of children with disabilities – Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun.

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