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ADHD meds may be a prescription for bullying - Medical News Today

Kids and teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don’t have ADHD, a new University of Michigan study found. 12 more words


It’s time to talk about autism and mental health - The Washington Post

I realized that we are dealing with a whole new piece of his mental health that we had never been faced with before: “I didn’t want to hurt myself. 21 more words


Celebrating Neurodiversity: Embracing people for what they are

The term “neurodiversity” was first pioneered in the late 1990’s by two forward-thinking individuals: journalist Harvey Blume and autism advocate Judy Singer.

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VA Aid & Attendance Program

This program from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) helps Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid of another person to pay for home-based or nursing home care. 47 more words


Programs for Service Members Injured on Active Duty

If you’re a Service Member who was injured while on active duty, you may be eligible for specific programs and benefits through TRICARE. Learn about eligibility. 61 more words


‘Fit for work’ tests have normalised the suffering of sick and disabled people

Halfway into a decade of austerity, the biggest threat posed by the Conservatives’ cuts may not be the suffering they are causing mentally ill, sick or disabled people but something altogether more lasting: that their suffering is becoming normalised. 277 more words