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A Timeless Love: Statistics and Facts on Dating at 50+ on imgfave

A Timeless Love: Statistics and Facts on Dating at 50+ on imgfave | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
A fun image sharing community. Explore amazing art and photography and share your own visual inspiration!
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'We were wrong': Government admits it should not have axed disability benefits of Asperger's sufferer who starved to death just five months later weighing five-and-a-half stone

'We were wrong': Government admits it should not have axed disability benefits of Asperger's sufferer who starved to death just five months later weighing five-and-a-half stone | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Mark Wood, 44, weighed just five-and-a-half stone when he died after staff from Government contractor Atos assessed him as being fit to work - despite suffering from more than seven disabilities and illnesses, including Asperger's syndrome.
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Wish you were here and here and here! 'Agoraphobic' claims £50,000 disability benefits because she is scared of open spaces... but is pictured travelling through Argentina

Wish you were here and here and here! 'Agoraphobic' claims £50,000 disability benefits because she is scared of open spaces... but is pictured travelling through Argentina | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Tracy Johnson also worked as a travel writer in India and New York, despite insisting she was agoraphobic and could not walk, the court was told.
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mobileWOMEN.org: Wedding Dresses For Wheelchair Users: How to Find That Perfect Gown

mobileWOMEN.org: Wedding Dresses For Wheelchair Users: How to Find That Perfect Gown | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
wedding dress, wheelchair users, wheelchair, David's Bridal, Ag Apparel, Christine Schwab, Wendy Crawford, Kelly Rouba
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Disney Reportedly Altering Special Needs Access At Parks - Disability Scoop

Disney Reportedly Altering Special Needs Access At Parks - Disability Scoop | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Big changes may be in store for a Disney program that has allowed theme-park guests with disabilities to skip to the front of the line for many rides.
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Veterans Dying Waiting On Disability Benefits - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Veterans Dying Waiting On Disability Benefits - CBS Dallas / Fort Worth | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
The Veterans Administration says they're working hard to fix their backlog of medical claims. But the CBS 11 I-Team has uncovered a new problem faced by veterans and their families.
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New questions over Seetec Work Choice ‘scam’ allegations

New questions over Seetec Work Choice ‘scam’ allegations | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
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Jennifer Lawrence leaves red carpet to comfort fan in wheelchair - TODAY.com

Jennifer Lawrence leaves red carpet to comfort fan in wheelchair - TODAY.com | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Jennifer Lawrence was the primary focus at the premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in London on Monday night, but the actress...
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Cerebral Palsy sufferer Holly Greenhow lands Boden campaign - Telegraph

Cerebral Palsy sufferer Holly Greenhow lands Boden campaign - Telegraph | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Seven-year-old Holly Greenhow has not let her athetoid cerebral palsy stop her from scoring a staring role in Boden's new children's campaign
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Why are we failing young people with a disability? - News and Events - University of Sydney

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Photographing a full life, with a disability Pictures - CBS News

Photographing a full life, with a disability Pictures - CBS News | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
View Photographing a full life, with a disability photos in CBS News' Photographing a full life, with a disability photo gallery
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Disability, the Truth

Living with a disability has its tough times... but lots of lighter moments too. We interviewed people all over the country to hear their insights; these fra...
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Public attitudes towards disability lagging behind

Public attitudes towards disability lagging behind | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Disabled people are still being held back by poor attitudes towards their impairment, a leading charity has found.
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Dozens in protest over disability benefits tests

Dozens in protest over disability benefits tests | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Dozens of people demonstrated outside a job centre against the process which determines whether disabled people are fit for work. About 50 people attended the peaceful protest yesterday outside...
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Question: Should I post a publication on suicide in persons with uncontrolled pain?

Question: Should I post a publication on suicide in persons with uncontrolled pain? | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
. I would like your feedback. . Suicide does occur. My concern is that posting the publication on suicide in persons who have one specific pain syndrome will open the door for others to act on suic...
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From Manual to Motorized: When It’s Time to Change Wheelchairs | Facing Disability | Blog

From Manual to Motorized: When It’s Time to Change Wheelchairs | Facing Disability | Blog | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
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"Depression Can Be As Much of a Disability As Blindness" | Doctors Without Borders

"Depression Can Be As Much of a Disability As Blindness" | Doctors Without Borders | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
MSF psychologist and health advisor Ana Maria Tijerino describes the scale of the mental health needs in the Philippines, and how MSF is responding.
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Depression must be taken more seriously

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iPads Helping Kids With Autism Learn To Speak - Disability Scoop

iPads Helping Kids With Autism Learn To Speak - Disability Scoop | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Kids with autism may be able to learn to speak later than previously thought and researchers say that iPads could be key.
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Ouch show 102: Not The Truman Show

Ouch show 102: Not The Truman Show | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
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Great show - a must to watch!

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Wheelchair racer pushes for marathon 'grand slam' — and eyes Sochi gold

Wheelchair racer pushes for marathon 'grand slam' — and eyes Sochi gold | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
If wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden is the first to roll across the finish line at the New York City Marathon on Sunday, she'll be the only person ever to win four major competitions in a year.
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Surrey resident with cerebral palsy says he was harassed by security guards at the mall

Surrey resident with cerebral palsy says he was harassed by security guards at the mall | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
"I was very polite," says Garie. " I said 'leave me alone, I'm disabled, please leave me alone', and they didn't get the message."
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High Blood Pressure, Steroids May Worsen Lupus

High Blood Pressure, Steroids May Worsen Lupus | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
High blood pressure and steroid medication may worsen lupus, a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect the joints, skin, kidneys, lungs, nervous system and other organs.
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Important lupus info

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Controversial disability benefit changes delayed

Controversial disability benefit changes delayed | Disability and Society | Scoop.it
Postponement of personal independence payments is labelled the 'latest example of chaos' by Labour
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Disabled dating in the UK ¦ Positive attitudes to disabled dating

http://www.disabilitymatch.co.uk The person not the disability.. We are all different and all special. Some of us are taller, some shorter and some of us - a...
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Really important video.

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