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Children with ADHD 'learn better when fidgeting'

Original post from Medical News Today

‘………. The actions of fidgeting children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have frequently been labeled as disruptive in the past, but a new study suggests that they may be essential for these children when it comes to learning at school. 652 more words


The Great Outdoors (Or Why I Trust Him)

I never meant to make mountains the way I test a guy. And yet, somewhere along the way, it’s become just that: will he let me slide my hand into his when it’s steep, will he wait patiently while I navigate the tricky bits, can I send him on and make him report back on what lies ahead? 837 more words


Taking Care of Yourself During Bouts of Mental Illness ...Depression and Anxiety

Anxiety  and depression  will wear on your body. When you can feel  a downward spiral  coming on, take extra care of your body.

Getting  extra rest is very important.   236 more words

Mental Illness

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Great advice

Loving Brendan

This is a lovely example of how simple life can be when a couple accept a child who has a disability and just love them.  What a beautiful story! 14 more words

Positively Pro-Life

Inaugural General Meeting

You are invited to the Inaugural Meeting of ‘justablefriends’ which will be held at the Tamarisk Centre, Littlehampton, starting at 11.00 a.m.

The Tamarisk Centre  is: at… 132 more words


David Cameron cuts benefits

Reblogged from Beyond Disability


The Conservative Party is planning to cut £12bn from the welfare budget, but the specific cuts have not been outlined in their manifesto. 395 more words


Report confirms that police killed Natasha McKenna with her hands cuffed and legs shackled

Original post from Daily Kos

‘……………Shaun King

Natasha McKenna

This is unacceptable.

A mentally ill woman who died after a stun gun was used on her at the Fairfax County jail in February was restrained with handcuffs behind her back, leg shackles and a mask when a sheriff’s deputy shocked her four times, incident reports obtained by The Washington Post show.

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