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Texas violated federal law by failing to identify and educate students with disabilities and deliberately working to decrease the number of students enrolled in special education programs, the U.S. Department of Education said in a report online January 11.Reuters Health Information
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BACKGROUND: It is known that children with disabilities, especially adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are at increased risk for victimization. However, little is known about the impact of victimization over time. AIMS: Primary aims included ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major health concern in the United States resulting in a substantial number of hospitalizations and in a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. In the clinical setting, neurological responsiveness and structural imag...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The use of the word retard ("the r-word") among adolescents sheds light on societal views about individuals with intellectual disability and the need to address the colloquial use of this word and its underlying stigma. Schools provide...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionsThe prevalence of deafness or serious difficulty hearing was approximately 6% in the National Health Interview Survey and BRFSS, but increased considerably for older, less advantaged individuals and in more public health–challenged states.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsGiven the high burden of disabilities; poor mental health; and multiple chronic conditions among transgender (particularly gender-nonconforming) populations, supportive services and care coordination may be consequential levers for improving transgender health.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 November 2017Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Lucilla Spini
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Artificial Intelligence healthcare developer Viz.ai has raised $21 million in a Series A funding round joined by GV, formerly known as Google Ventures. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins, the San Francisco-based company said. In connection with the funding round, Kleiner Perkins general partner Mamoon Hamid will join the company’s board of directors. “We were attracted not only to the technology behind Viz.ai and its impact on patient outcomes, but also its adoption model. Many new health-tech solutions struggle to gain traction because they are an outside-in sale to medical teams, requiring changes...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup vizai Source Type: news
Conditions:   Chronic Disease;   Depressive Symptoms Interventions:   Behavioral: Qigong Training;   Behavioral: Cognitive Training Sponsors:   The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;   Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Completed
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[Leadership] The senior special assistant to the president on disability matters, Dr. Samuel Ankeli, has called on women with disabilities to always strive to improve themselves in their various societies.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- The Ten Questions (TQ) screen is an effective way to screen HIV-positive children for neurodevelopmental problems in resource-poor areas, according to a study published online July 3 in PLOS ONE. Justin Knox, M.P.H., from...
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