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Breaking Dishes: A Lifetime With a Lesser-known Disability

Breaking Dishes: A Lifetime With a Lesser-known Disability | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it

It's hard to show others who you truly are, and to have them see your life through your eyes. Some people won't understand, and cannot hope to. It's not like I have ADD or another well-known learning disability.


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Toddlers ON Technology: Developing children in the mobile era - PR Web (press release)

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PR Web (press release) Toddlers ON Technology: Developing children in the mobile era PR Web (press release) The book analyzes emerging scientific research on Digitods, while helping parents grab the reins of digital technology and exert control, so...


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Gene therapy for epilepsy could stop seizures

Gene therapy for epilepsy could stop seizures | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- Sparking production of a hormone in the brain that people with epilepsy often lack could prevent debilitating seizures, University of Florida researchers have discovered.

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New hope for survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injury

New hope for survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injury | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it

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Forget disability, we are concentrating on ability (Northern Ireland)

Forget disability, we are concentrating on ability (Northern Ireland) | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it

Derry, UK —The eyes of the world have been transfixed on the Paralympic Games in London for the last few weeks but closer to home people from Derry, Foreglen and Strabane have been taking part in wheelchair basketball for the last year and a half.

 

The North West Eagles were founded after charity S.H.I.N.E. (Spina bifida, Hydrocephalus, Information, Networking, Equality) secured funding from the Big Lottery Fund to form a wheelchair basketball group in Derry last year.

 

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Women got lead poisoning from remedies - UPI.com

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Radio AustraliaWomen got lead poisoning from remediesUPI.com24 (UPI) -- Foreign-born pregnant women in the United States might be at increased risk for lead poisoning due to foreign products and past exposures, U.S.

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Lead poisoning toll revised to 1 in 38 young kids

Lead poisoning toll revised to 1 in 38 young kids | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
More than half a million U.S. children are now believed to have lead poisoning, roughly twice the previous high estimate, health officials reported Thursday.

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Gene Therapy Reverses Rett Syndrome in Animal Model

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The success of a gene-therapy study in mice has advanced progress toward a potential cure for Rett syndrome, one of the most physically disabling forms of autism. The report appears online tod

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Airline iPad Policy Sparks Disability Dispute - Disability Scoop

Airline iPad Policy Sparks Disability Dispute - Disability Scoop | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
American Airlines is taking heat for requiring a teen who is nonverbal to stow the iPad she relies on to communicate during a recent flight.

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'Monica & David' Explores Marriage With Down Syndrome - Disability Scoop

'Monica & David' Explores Marriage With Down Syndrome - Disability Scoop | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
Monica and David Martinez were not your average bride and groom -- both have Down syndrome. A new film premiering on HBO documents their experience.

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Seattle DE Red Bryant on overcoming Dyslexia | Atlanta Falcons blog

Atlanta Falcons blog by D. Orlando Ledbetter, the pro football and Atlanta Falcons reporters for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Teens with disabilities discuss life after school - Watertown Daily Times

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Teens with disabilities discuss life after school
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The Jefferson County Transition Network held its first Moving Forward-Your Future session Friday at Madison College, Watertown campus.
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Spending family time together key to developing children's language skills, say parents | Nursery World

Spending family time together key to developing children's language skills, say parents | Nursery World | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it

Read Spending family time together key to developing children's language skills, say parents and the latest childcare & early years news & best practice via RSS on Nursery World (RT @NurseryWorld: Spending family time together key to developing...


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Smartphone training helps people with memory impairment regain independence

The treatment for moderate-to-severe memory impairment could one day include a prescription for a smartphone.

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Belinda Garcia's curator insight, May 7, 2013 8:46 PM

I think this is pretty cool and since almost everyone has a smartphone nowadays it shouldn't be that big of an issue.

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New stroke treatments becoming a reality

Scientists led by the president of the University of Manchester have demonstrated a drug which can dramatically limit the amount of brain damage in stroke patients.

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Philip Gibson, who has Spina Bifida, explains why coverage of disability sport MUST continue!

Philip Gibson, who has Spina Bifida, explains why coverage of disability sport MUST continue! | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it

Philip Gibson says, "Why is it personally so relevant to me? Well, I have Spina Bifida, which in layman's terms means that some of the nerve endings in my spine did not form properly at birth. As there are four main types of Spina Bifida, it can affect people in different ways, but the severity of the type I have means that I am paralysed from the waist down."

 

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Thousand of kids with lead poisoning won't get help - USA TODAY

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Thousand of kids with lead poisoning won't get helpUSA TODAYThousands of U.S. children at risk of lead poisoning will go unassisted because federal budget cuts have slashed assistance programs at local health departments, a USA TODAY survey shows.
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Lead Poisoning Cases Offer New Reminder About Hazards Of Ancient Remedies - NPR (blog)

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NPR (blog)Lead Poisoning Cases Offer New Reminder About Hazards Of Ancient RemediesNPR (blog)Last week, New York City health officials reported the city's first two cases of childhood lead poisoning related to Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu medical...

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Lead Poisoning Rates Rise in the United States: Ohio Personal Injury

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Lead Poisoning Rates Rise in the United States:  Personal Injury Lawyer Kenneth A. Wilhelm issues a press release which Anthony Castelli Ohio attorney thinks its important enough to share . thanks Ken


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Learn how lead poisoning is on the rise.Lawyers can help prevent this

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Britney Spears’ ADHD X Factor Announcement Encourages Parents to Learn New ADHD Coping Techniques

After pop icon Britney Spears revealed her controversial behavior while working for the X Factor, was due to ADHD, child health and behavior site has launched an initiative to help parents open up about the disorder.

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The Autism Advantage

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Thorkil Sonne is betting that, given the right environment, an autistic adult could not just hold down a job but also be the best person for it.


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Talk It Up: Eight Ways to Have Self-Esteem Boosting Conversations About LD

Talk It Up: Eight Ways to Have Self-Esteem Boosting Conversations About LD | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
How do you talk to your child about their learning disability while keeping their self-esteem intact? A mom offers tips.

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What Really Happens When You Use the R-Word

What Really Happens When You Use the R-Word | Disabilities in the Real World | Scoop.it
When employing this specific language, the objective is to separate and distinguish the "user" from those being "used."...

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