Disability

When art needs an essay to be understood

5 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

If you visited this exhibition without a program, you'd have no idea what the bits of plasticine have to do with disability.
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Carers kept a mother's disabled son locked up for a year to avoid Covid

Carers kept a mother's disabled son locked up for a year to avoid Covid

8 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

For almost a year now, Anne Shepherd has been barred from seeing her son Sam, 42, who lives in a care home. He has severe learning disabilities.
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Different MS Cognitive Phenotypes Could Help Guide Care

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Cognitive profiles should be considered as a measure of disease progression along with physical disability scores, the authors of a new study suggest. Medscape Medical News
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Consensus on Diagnosis, Management of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The polio-like disease primarily affects children and often causes residual disability. In the absence of proven therapies, management focuses on supportive care and...
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Dylan Alcott: 'I'm proud of my disability, I'm proud of who I am'

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The Paralympian and wheelchair tennis champion on how sport saved his life, running for political office and why he's proud to openly discusses his sex life.
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Google threatens to disable search in Australia if media code becomes law

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Google Australia managing director Mel Silva told a Senate inquiry that the company would have "no real choice" but to shut down Google Search in Australia if the laws passed.
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Finally, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments

2 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

In December, then-President Donald Trump signed the bill into law. It eliminates for ALS patients the waiting period to begin receiving benefits under the Social Security...
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Mental Illness Tied to High Risk of Physical Disease, Death

2 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Mental illness in young individuals is associated with a strikingly high risk of subsequent physical illness, disability, and premature mortality, results of a large...
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After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Anita Baron first noticed something was wrong in August 2018, when she began to drool. Her dentist chalked it up to a problem with her jaw.
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50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics

2 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics   |   2 articles

Kenny TJ, Clemmens RL. Medical and Psychological Correlates in Children with Learning Disabilities. J Pediatr 1971;78:273-77.
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