Editorial comment: It is not my intent to cynically exploit a family tragedy to help me develop the argument for effective family support. But Mr Clarence, after the trial of his wife who had killed the three of their children who suffered from spinal muscular atrophy type 2, said that lessons need
This article is as a short introduction to the TAC approach. TAC began at the turn of the millennium and has been taken up in many parts of the world. When disabled people, parents and carers know what TAC is they will know whether they need it or not.
If you feel you are getting the support you n
According to draft NHS Figures around 40,000 children sustain an acquired brain injury (ABI) every year as a result of an accident or illness. There are two main types of brain injury: 'traumatic' caused by a blow to the head such as a road traffic accident or fall, and 'non traumatic' caused by ill
'the world is becoming dominated by wireless internet, cell phones and cell towers, and there can be a broad range of health impacts'
Women's College Hospital in Toronto, Canada, says family doctors must learn to detect the symptoms of exposure to wireless radiation.
Peer-Mentored Prep (PM-Prep) Program is comprised of four 2-hour classes co-led by a health educator and peer-mentor with I/DD.
After the program, adults with I/DD learned about how to be safe in a disaster, and how to prepare for a disaster.
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In promoting the idea of the 'multifaceted condition' in this essay, I am going to argue against the traditional idea that an infant can have 'multiple disabilities' that must be treated by 'multiple practitioners'.
The phenomena 'pantry' and 'pastry' might help me get my point across. As words the
The Karlstad Model is a language intervention programme for individuals with language disorders, developed in the late 1970s by Iréne Johansson who is a professor in both phonetics and special education.
The model was developed in collaboration with parents, professionals and researchers at the Uni
Screening Test for Physicians – 'Signs of Neuromotor Immaturity in Children and Adults'
By Sally Goddard Blythe MSc.
Published by The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP)
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