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How to Meet Autistic People Halfway – New York Times

One of the most widely held beliefs about autistic people — that they are not interested in…

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Diabetes expert urges national strategy to prevent disease – The Scotsman

One of Scotland’s leading experts on diabetes has called for a national prevention strategy to tackle the…

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Debut solo exhibit from man with Aspergers – This is Local London

My Kaleidoscope is the first solo exhibition in London from Tim Stocks, an artist with Asperger Syndrome. Tim…

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Autism and Aspergers group find community haven – St Helens Star

A GROUP of people who may otherwise feel isolated, have found a safe haven in community allotments…

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Keeping your family safe from Lyme Disease – West Sussex County Times

With the school holidays on the horizon, families across West Sussex are being reminded to protect themselves…

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Exclusions of autistic schoolchildren are up 26 per cent, figures suggest – Bournemouth Echo

THE number of autistic children excluded from schools in Dorset has shot up amid claims vulnerable students…

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Project helps support young people with learning disabilities into employment – Bath Echo

Nine young people with learning disabilities have graduated from a Bath and North East Somerset Council scheme…

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Dundonians with diabetes needed for pioneering project to help develop app – Evening Telegraph

Dundee University is looking for local people with type 2 diabetes to take part in a pioneering…

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Touching moment FIVE girls accompany shy autistic boy to his prom after he set off alone – Daily Mail

Having autism means socialising can be a challenge for Brodie Smith. But he was so determined to go…

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Remarkable woman, 28, with rare form of cerebral palsy sings like an angel and stuns crowd with spine-tingling opera performance – Daily Mail

Alfina Fresta weighs less than 110 pounds and uses a wheelchair to get around. But when the budding…

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Ashton Turner’s incredible journey to the Open: From overcoming cerebral palsy to sharing the fairways with Tiger Woods – The Telegraph

When parents push three-year-old sons into playing golf, it is usually with the dream of seeing them…

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How the ‘Afghan Archers’, a Pashto radio soap made by an ex-BBC journalist – is tackling polio – The Telegraph

With plot lines telling the everyday stories of country folk, the long-running radio drama Across The Border…

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What it’s really like to have autism – Tyler, ten, has written a book called Invisible Me – Birmingham Live

Bright Tyler Inman looks set to change the world. Like many ten-year-olds, he dreams of space, time travel…

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Children With Autism Have Brains That Fold Differently to Everybody Else’s – Science Alert

Recent studies have shown that the deep folds and wrinkles that make our brains look like giant…

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Increase in number of children with autism being excluded from Sunderland schools – Sunderland Echo

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Sunderland has shot up. The increase comes…

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Why a chemical found in worms could hold the key to reducing epileptic seizures – iNews

A chemical found in worms could hold the key to stopping seizures in people with drug-resistant epilepsy….

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Calls for volunteers to help local sports club in school holidays – Worcester News

A LOCAL sports club, DizzKidz, aimed at providing various sporting activities for children with co-ordination difficulties is…

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World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow – Glasgow Live

The World Down Syndrome Conference is coming to Glasgow this month. The event is coming to the UK…

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Fibromyalgia Leg Cramps and Spasms – Rebuilding Wellness

Do you have fibromyalgia and suffer from leg cramps or spasms? The kind that propels you screaming…

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Light-emitting fibres overcome deafness – Cosmos

Scientists have developed a light-stimulated cochlear implant that shows promise for restoring hearing in deaf people. The novel…

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TENNIS: Jordanne Whiley sets sights on comeback after pregnancy – Oxford Mail

JORDANNE Whiley is enjoying every minute of motherhood but admits she cannot wait to be back on…

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Schools in Hartlepool are excluding more children with autism – Hartlepool Mail

The number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Hartlepool has increased. The new figures come…

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Novel personal narrative therapy to help people with aphasia tell their story – City, University of London

Researchers from City have launched a new project aimed at helping people with aphasia tell their story,…

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More children with autism are being excluded from schools in Cheshire West and Chester – Northwich Guardian

THE number of autistic children being excluded from schools in Cheshire West and Chester has shot up,…

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Holly Willoughby moved to tears by miracle 12-year-old with cerebral palsy who wrote a book using a spell board – Metro

Holly Willoughby was left close to tears on today’s episode of This Morning as she met an…

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College internship scheme helps man with learning disabilities secure full-time job – Grimsby Live

A 19-year old with learning disabilities has secured a full-time job at the Forest Pines hotel after…

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Can fasting improve MS symptoms? – Washington University School of Medicine

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can find an abundance of conflicting advice suggesting that special diets –…

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Young carers like me are suffering in silence at university – The Guardian

It’s 9.52pm and the clock ticks towards tomorrow’s deadline. I turn to my laptop, but then my…

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Uncontrolled polio outbreak continues to spread in the DRC – The Telegraph

Polio continues to spread across the Democratic Republic of the Congo despite efforts to contain the disease,…

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Brothers spread positive message about Down’s Syndrome – BBC News

Two brothers are making a documentary about siblings and Down’s Syndrome. Nick Bourne’s younger brother Alex has Down’s…

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Children with visual impairment more likely develop mental health problems – Optometry Today

Children aged between eight and 11 years old who live with a visual impairment are three times…

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Improvements needed at care home for people with learning disabilities – On The Wight

An Isle of Wight care home, where people were not always treated with kindness and compassion, has…

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Norton Priory launches new project for young adults with learning disabilities who love art – Runcorn and Widnes World

A NEW arts project is being launched for adults with learning disabilities. Norton Priory Museum is starting Blue…

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Differences Between Cyclothymic Disorder and Unspecified Bipolar Disorder in Youth May Indicate Course of Disorder – Psychiatry Advisor

Youth with cyclothymic disorder show few differences from youth with medically unspecified bipolar disorder, according to a…

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Eat raspberries to keep your heart racing! The fruit may slash risk of heart disease by keeping your blood vessels healthy, claims study – Daily Mail

Eating raspberries could slash the risk of heart disease, a study claims. Scientists have found the summer smoothie…

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Fringe funnyman Laurence Clark opens his heart about the joys of raising a family while living with cerebral palsy – The Sunday Post

IT was only after comedian Laurence Clark met his wife, Adele, that the thought of having children…

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Communication Key to Improving Management of Hip Displacement in CP Kids, Survey Says – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Australian pediatricians and physiotherapists said sharing skills and good communication between multidisciplinary clinical teams is essential to…

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Most People With Multiple Sclerosis Have Vitamin D Deficiency: 6 Ways To Tackle Multiple Sclerosis – NDTV

Vitamin D or the sunlight vitamin has a very important role to play in your overall health….

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Church of England Archbishop: Prayer Doesn’t Always Help Those With Disabilities – Patheos

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, doesn’t necessarily want you to pray for his daughters’ disabilities because…

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Research aims to develop a cap which can predict seizures – Epilepsy Research UK

A team led by Dr Omid Kavehei of Sydney University’s Faculty of Engineering and IT has developed…

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Meet the endurance junkies who thrive on taking it up a notch – Irish Examiner

It’s one thing to be fit and active — but some people take it to extremes. Karen…

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How to know if you have Lyme disease – Observer-Reporter

Q. Tell me about Lyme disease. I’m spending the summer with my gram. She nags me about…

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Stopping type 1 diabetes from birth – BBC News

Experts believe they may have found a way to prevent high risk babies from developing type 1…

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Brain injury charity awarded £10,000 to help Rotherham patients – Rotherham Advertiser

A BRAIN injury charity has been awarded nearly £10,000 to help continue its work supporting Rotherham patients. The…

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Better use of data could improve health outcomes in multiple sclerosis, leading experts claim – Business Manchester

A review of multiple sclerosis (MS) services in the UK suggests data and technology could improve health…

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Could fasting every other day help people with multiple sclerosis? Scientists believe limiting calories could reduce symptoms as they begin human trial – Daily Mail

Regular fasting could offer hope for people suffering with multiple sclerosis as scientists believe it might improve…

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Medicinal cannabis oil brought into UK legally for first time as mother of epileptic boy hails ‘momentous occasion’ – The Independent

A woman has legally brought medicinal cannabis oil into the UK in the first-known successful attempt since…

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Families and their Down’s Syndrome children score another winner with World Cup ‘Three Lions’ video – ITV News

Stars of a heart-warming video that went viral have done it again ahead of England’s semi-final World…

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Tennant Creek boy with cerebral palsy placed in care after NDIA pulls funding – The Guardian

The National Disability Insurance Agency asked for an Aboriginal child with cerebral palsy to be placed into…

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Neurogenic bowel management for the adult spinal cord injury patient. – Uro Today

The purpose of the SIU-ICUD workgroup was to identify, assess, and summarize evidence and expert opinion-based themes…

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