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raising awareness and education about all aspects of people affected by disability
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Vicious cycle in osteoarthritis: Sleep disturbance, pain, depression, disability

Vicious cycle in osteoarthritis: Sleep disturbance, pain, depression, disability | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Sleep disturbances are linked to pain and depression, but not disability, among patients with osteoarthritis. Study results found that poor sleep increases depression and disability, but does not worsen pain over time.
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Reminder even though it's been published before this is worth reminding people 

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Sincerity in the face of adversity (Mr Cameron, take note)

Sincerity in the face of adversity (Mr Cameron, take note) | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Do you ever have moments when you think you've said something the best way you can, and then someone else comes along and does it better? In this case, the words come from an unexpected source - an...

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Self-harm fears over parental surveillance of children's 'digital life' - Telegraph

Self-harm fears over parental surveillance of children's 'digital life' - Telegraph | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
New guidance from the Royal College of Psychiatrists on self-harm says parents should not secretly monitor their children's use of mobiles and internet - but says health professionals should assess use of social media such as Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter

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I think all avenues should be covered and what sort of person would a parent be, if they did not keep an eye on what is going on in their child's life; that is why there are so many problems now, because many parents/guardians have no idea what is going on

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Deborah Kendrick commentary: A disability doesn't have to mean unemployment - Columbus Dispatch

Deborah Kendrick commentary: A disability doesn't have to mean unemployment - Columbus Dispatch | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
“What do you do?” It’s the question we typically ask one another when trying to create some biographical framework for understanding the essence of someone we have just met. Unless you have a disability.
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Tweet from @GuyFieri

Tweet from @GuyFieri | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
retweet if you know a productive worker with an intellectual or developmental disability #ImInToHire pic.twitter.com/YwBzuO48Bm
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if you are not on twitter, I think you can still click on the link

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Health News - Intellectual Disability Services - HRB publish latest figures on current use and future demand

Health News - Intellectual Disability Services - HRB publish latest figures on current use and future demand | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Intellectual Disability Services - HRB publish latest figures on current use and future demand
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United With Disabilities - Online Support Group

United With Disabilities - Online Support Group | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
UnitedWithDisabilities.org - Where Friends that are able in a different way connect with and support each other
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Ranking Names Best States For Disability Services - Disability Scoop

Ranking Names Best States For Disability Services - Disability Scoop | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Disability Scoop Ranking Names Best States For Disability Services Disability Scoop The analysis of disability services in all 50 states and the District of Columbia being released Thursday by United Cerebral Palsy finds top performers spanning the...
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Disability Management Specialist (Winnipeg, MB) ~ Richardson International Limited ~ Winnipeg,Manitoba Canada | Canada Jobs Vacancies, Employment, Career Opportunities in Canada.

The Disability Management Specialist will be the subject matter expert and provide disability management consultation and guidance to HR Managers and the Operations Management team ensuring the healthy, safe and early return to work of employees.
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Test 'backlog' hits disabled benefit

Test 'backlog' hits disabled benefit | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
The Department for Work and Pensions tells MPs there is an "unacceptable backlog" of people waiting to be assessed for a new disability benefit.
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UM reaches agreement to develop new accessibility policies, disability training - The Missoulian

UM reaches agreement to develop new accessibility policies, disability training - The Missoulian | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
UM reaches agreement to develop new accessibility policies, disability training
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The University of Montana will develop new accessibility policies and train employees on disability issues under an agreement reached with the U.S.
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UN Enable -

Does your NGO work on #disability issues? Apply for @UN_Enable's UN Voluntary Fund on Disability before 31 March http://t.co/wk4O6ngtHl
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SE Portland man who owned Mercedes, tanning bed while cashing disability ... - The Oregonian

SE Portland man who owned Mercedes, tanning bed while cashing disability ... - The Oregonian | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
SE Portland man who owned Mercedes, tanning bed while cashing disability ...
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Vicious cycle in osteoarthritis: Sleep disturbance, pain, depression, disability

Vicious cycle in osteoarthritis: Sleep disturbance, pain, depression, disability | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Sleep disturbances are linked to pain and depression, but not disability, among patients with osteoarthritis. Study results found that poor sleep increases depression and disability, but does not worsen pain over time.
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Reminder even though it's been published before this is worth reminding people 

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Police staff could face charges over how they treated disabled man before he was murdered by vigilante who thought he was a paedophile 

Police staff could face charges over how they treated disabled man before he was murdered by vigilante who thought he was a paedophile  | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Bijan Ebrahimi, 44, repeatedly contacted Avon and Somerset Police complaining that he was the victim of anti-social behaviour and was being targeted by his neighbours in Bristol.

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Not sure how accurate this is, as many people don't like the Daily Mail

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UCO students take on physical challenges during Disability Awareness Week in ... - NewsOK.com

UCO students take on physical challenges during Disability Awareness Week in ... - NewsOK.com | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
University of Central Oklahoma students took on physical challenges, such as maneuvering a wheelchair through a maze, during Disability Awareness Week activities in Edmond.
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Spelling errors are not mine; I just scooped as is

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National approach needed to improve specialist care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

National approach needed to improve specialist care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Date posted: 6 October 2014 Despite a higher burden of illness and chronic disease, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people access fewer Medicare-rebated specialist services than non-Indigenous people, prompting calls from a peak medical group...
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Are we really surprised?

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Disability Short Course - Get Set Go

Disability Short Course - Get Set Go | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Disability Short Course – Get Set Go More information: http://norw.ch/getsetgo Get Set Go is a disability course for non-short breaks eligible participants. ‘Get, Set, Go!
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054: Claire Hooper’s Car Accident led to her Knee and Back Injury and Disability

Claire Hooper is the administrator of Adult Stem Cells Advocates and a contributor to Stem Cell Pioneers. She currently lives in Beaumont near Houston, TX.
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Mencap | Work: help finding work

Mencap | Work: help finding work | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Our aim is to get ppl with a learning disability into work so they can make new friends and gain skills http://t.co/153SbWvBty #MencapDirect
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Disabled veteran barred from ride because of disability - KCTV Kansas City

Disabled veteran barred from ride because of disability - KCTV Kansas City | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Disabled veteran barred from ride because of disability KCTV Kansas City SAN ANTONIO, TX (KENS/CNN) - What was supposed to be a fun day at Six Flags for a military veteran and his daughter ended when he says he was barred from a ride because of his...
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Disability is a philosophy for Dexter Ripley

Disability is a philosophy for Dexter Ripley | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
Disability has been with me from the start: I was born with a hearing impairment in both ears. My uncle on my mother’s side acquired a brain injury at a young age and has been in a wheelchair for most of his life.
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Lenexa man with disability fights trash can citation - KSHB

Lenexa man with disability fights trash can citation - KSHB | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
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Lenexa man with disability fights trash can citation
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That is a service they offer for his disability. But in 2012, Dearth said he got a citation from the city.
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National Disability Insurance Scheme faces delay following 'rushed' launch - The Guardian

National Disability Insurance Scheme faces delay following 'rushed' launch - The Guardian | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
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National Disability Insurance Scheme faces delay following 'rushed' launch
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Julia Gillard threw down the gauntlet to Kevin Rudd.
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State disability office moving - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

State disability office moving - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette | Accessible Attitudes | Scoop.it
State disability office moving
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The Fort Wayne office of the Indiana Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services' Bureau of Developmental Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Services, 219 W.
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