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People with Developmental Disorders Face Challenges Finding Housing

Charles Laverty was the CEO of Imagyn Medical Technologies from 1994 to 2005. Charles Laverty also supports the Padua Village Foundation, an organization that provides private housing to young adults with developmental disabilities. 133 more words

Charles Laverty

One in seven young children have a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder (MBDD). WHY?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released results from an interesting study of 35,000 families across the U.S. with a child between the ages of 2-8. 662 more words

Key Ministry

Community Involvement In Research: Are We Doing Enough?

Dr Laura Crane completed her undergraduate and postgraduate (MSc and PhD) degrees within the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths.  Laura now works as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Associate Lecturer within the Department.  1,254 more words


Psychology research and impact: What about autism and employment?

Lisa Dockery is a PhD student and Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has previously worked within small charities and non-profit organisations as well as the NHS. 684 more words


The Mindful Mind

As a country and a global community we have accomplished a lot of good. We have cured diseases, put people on the moon, and strived for gender and racial equality but the one area we have failed to make a difference in is mental health issues. 330 more words

Mental Health Issues

Autism and the Somali Community

By: Sirad Shirdon

Note: This was an article I wrote for a Somali news site in 2010. The issue of Autism is perhaps more pertinent than ever now, so I thought it would be useful to post here. 832 more words

Somali Diaspora

Avon Pond to host 2nd Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Members of the Avon Pond invite you to start your Thanksgiving Day in a fun and charitable way, as the local Shore based organization is set to host its Avon Pond Turkey Trot on Nov. 354 more words