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The "Arc Tank 2.0” Competition At JFK Library Grants $200K to Winning Proposals

Ryan Roettger-Southbridge PD and Arc of South Norfolk, Jo Ann Simons-Northeast Arc, Phil Lipof-NBC10Boston) ALEC was awarded $40,000 for its project, SCOOT was awarded $70,000 for its proposal ... ... read more

Lack of Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Russia

who successfully hid her disability during the first three months of her employment at a design firm until she got through a probationary period. People with disabilities also said that they had ... read more

Buffalo gave us spicy wings and the ‘book of life.’ Here’s why that’s undermining personalized medicine

On March 23, 1997, the then-nascent Human Genome Project placed an ad in a newspaper in Buffalo ... geneticists recently analyzed the DNA of a young African-American woman’s intellectual disability ... read more

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Valuing People and research: outcomes of the Learning Disability Research Initiative

Prior to the launch of Valuing People (DH, 2001), Gordon Grant and Paul Ramcharan were appointed by the Department of Health as co-ordinators of the Learning Disability ... proposals (Grant & ... read more


Seven Semifinalists Chosen to Pitch at “The Arc Tank 2.0” Competition

The Arc Tank 2.0 competition is an initiative designed to positively disrupt the conventional methods of providing services to persons with ... these Arc Tank 2.0 proposals, which showcase new ways to ... read more

Keep Santa Barbara Great Again!

Pediatrics, psychotherapy, chronic-illness care, dental implants, and root canals are just some of the services offered ... The meetings are communal spaces for people to share ideas and learn about ... read more

Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures

CNN reports that party photos and pictures of defendants drinking or looking unrepentant have resulted in harsher sentences for people charged in drunk driving accidents, with prosecutors presenting ... read more

Barriers to Political Participation for People with Disabilities in Peru

People with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities interviewed by Human Rights Watch told us that ... of users of mental health services), went to RENIEC in Lima to renew her identity card. As a ... read more

Institutions for disabled should be closed down, says report

ALL INSTITUTIONS for people with intellectual ... basic services such as bathing, toileting and dental hygiene. People are still being changed or washed in communal areas. One project manager noted it ... read more

Top House Republicans throw cold water on health-care summit

"The President looks forward to reviewing Republican proposals that meet the goals he laid out at the beginning of this process, and as recently as the State of the Union Address. He's open to ... read more

Two female yobs are seen laughing on CCTV as they set fire to a homeless man's possessions after one of them urinated on his bedding

She also said her client had a low IQ, within the range of 'a mild intellectual disability' which often made her 'compulsive' and made it 'difficult for her to understand consequences'. Richard Withey ... read more

Treat Me Right! Better Healthcare for People with a Learning Disability

and problems of liaison between services. Policy options for improving primary healthcare provided to people with a learning disability include: specific monitoring by FHSAs; improved training; ... read more



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