Peter Limbrick writes: Three papers below alert us to health dangers from long-term exposure including brain tumours, cancers, heart problems, anxiety and psychological problems. The counter message, supported by the telecoms industry, is that we can expose foetuses, babies, school kids and the rest
Harry Roche from the European Platform of Self Advocates (EPSA) and Sara Pickard from Inclusion International would like to meet with self-advocates from around the country to find out what the big issues and concerns are for them and what work they have been doing.
Harry and Sara have written a let
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
Peter Limbrick writes: I would like to gather and disseminate information about support available in the UK to disabled rough sleepers. I am aware of organisations that support rough sleepers, but is there also help available from the 'disability' charities?
In these times of deepening austerity mor
Why do some children do well despite significant adversity, while others do not? Science can help us understand the roots of resilience, which allows us to respond adaptively to serious hardship.
These three short videos provide an overview of why resilience matters, how it develops, and ways to str
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