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Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

With hope and hard work, a mom and speech pathologist teamed up to open a coffee shop run by adults with disabilities.
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UM Medicine launches new centers in Maryland to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, and the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance have joined together to launch first-of-a-kind centers...
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1 day ago   |   Pediatric Neurology   |   2 articles

Long-term disability progression of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis. McKay KA, Hillert J, Manouchehrinia A, et al. Neurology 2019; Epub2019 May 15
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Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

1 day ago   |   NBC News

With hope and hard work, a mom and speech pathologist teamed up to open a coffee shop run by adults with disabilities.
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Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

2 days ago   |   NBC News

With hope and hard work, a mom and speech pathologist teamed up to open a coffee shop run by adults with disabilities.
Read more ...

Illinois Pulls The Plug On Isolating Students-And More States Need To Do The Same

Illinois Pulls The Plug On Isolating Students-And More States Need To Do The Same

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

Children as young as five years old, many of them with disabilities, have been shut inside designated isolation rooms within their Illinois public schools. According to data...
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A Viral Video Spurred The PatientsAreNotFaking Response

A Viral Video Spurred The PatientsAreNotFaking Response

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

The hashtag PatientsAreNotFaking started flooding the internet recently in response to a viral TikTok video which depicts a nurse mocking a hyperventilating patient she...
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Coffee shop aims to change how people with special needs are employed

2 days ago   |   NBC News

With hope and hard work, a mom and speech pathologist teamed up to open a coffee shop run by adults with disabilities.
Read more ...

Paralympic athletes run the risk of being affected by injuries and illness

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Parasport continues to grow worldwide. A new thesis from Lund University in Sweden shows how Paralympic athletes run the risk of both being injured by strenuous training as...
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Scientists discover how specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability, autism

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered why a specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder in children.
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Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

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Homeless People More Likely to Experience Traumatic Brain Injury

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