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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 6: Books about Queerness and Disability

Hello there!

It’s been lovely to follow you on here! I had a book related question for you. If you’re unable/don’t have the time to answer, no problem! 1,248 more words

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Campaigner celebrates second victory in battle over court discrimination

Original post from Disabled Go News

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A disabled campaigner has succeeded in proving that he was discriminated against – twice – by the courts service. 716 more words

Disability

Battling myths on life with autism

Original post from Shropshire Star

‘…………Autism is a condition that is widely misunderstood or even dismissed as a fabrication.

But tens of thousands of families are living with it in some form or another and it impacts on every part of their life. 1,587 more words

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Development of face perception in Japanese children

Original post from Medical News Today

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Face perception plays an important role in social communication. There have been many studies of face perception in human using non-invasive neuroimaging and electrophysiological methods, but studies of face perception in children were quite limited. 649 more words

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More mental health cuts inevitable without funding reform, warns boss of under-fire trust

Original post from Community Care

‘…………by Andy McNicoll

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust chief executive says providers are ‘victims’ of unfair NHS payment system… 830 more words

Disability

Fine particulate air pollution linked to risk of childhood autism

Original post from Science Daily

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Date:    May 21, 2015

Source:    University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Summary:    Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of the child’s life may be associated with an increased risk of a child developing autism spectrum disorder, a condition that affects one in 68 children, according to an investigation of children in southwestern Pennsylvania. 817 more words

Disability

Swimming With Style

How cool are they??  It is amazing to see that when an individual thinks outside the box, like this trainer has done, what can be achieved for those in our society who are viewed with pity instead of the potential of what they can actually do. 21 more words

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