Childhood adversity, health and quality of life in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research - Category: Disability Authors: Source Type: research

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Schools across the U.S. are scrambling to find new ways to provide remote instruction to students with disabilities as instruction moves online amid the coronavirus pandemic
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American culture is infused with subtle messages about what’s normal or not normal, and what is good or bad. These messages are reinforced through daily interactions that, for those whose race, nationality, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other attributes differ from cultural norms, can often cause exclusion or alienation. Even though they might be unintentional, microagressions — also called subtle acts of exclusion (SAE) — inflict harm. SAE insidiously reinforce bias. Statements such as, “I didn’t expect you to be so eloquent,” or “I can’t pronounce your name, so I...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Abuse Anger Civil Rights discrimination exclusion microaggression Racism Source Type: blogs
BOSTON (AP) — At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on track. But for the last two weeks, her only connection to school has been through a computer screen. Rose, home amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools across the country, now watches lessons her teacher posts to YouTube. Her therapists check in via video chat. In between, she works through daily assignments. Her parents say it’s the best they can expect, but th...
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Authors: Uysal SP, Sahin M Abstract Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant, multisystem disorder that is characterized by cellular and tissue dysplasia in With the advent of genetic and molecular techniques, mutations in TSC1 or TSC2 genes were discovered to be responsible for mTOR overactivation, which is the underlying mechanism of pathogenesis. TSC is a highly heterogenous clinical entity with variable presentations and severity of disease. The brain, heart, skin, eyes, kidneys, and lungs are commonly involved in this syndrome, with the neurologic symptoms comprising a significant source of mo...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
Conclusions. EXPAND provides evidence of the efficacy of siponimod compared with placebo, and these MAIC complement this by demonstrating improved efficacy of siponimod relative to DMTs. Siponimod offers a significant therapeutic advance that may slow disease progression compared to other DMTs in an EXPAND-like population with secondary progressive disease. PMID: 32220214 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research
Social connectedness has positive effects on physical and mental health. Many aspects of life, including social networks, are increasingly technology-based, influenced by access to computers. Individuals with psychiatric disabilities may experience unique barriers to computer use. The current study evaluated computer use among 199 veterans in Connecticut and Houston, Texas, with psychiatric and/or physical disabilities, and its association with social integration. Two-thirds had used a computer within the past month, most commonly for information seeking, but also for social interaction. However, computer use and social in...
Source: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
ConclusionSWIM ia secure and centralized cloud platform containing a set of management tools for data storage, data analytics, and machine learning. When it is fully developed, SWIM can provide a more accurate prediction model for the cost of work injuries and advice on medical care and RTW interventions to all RTW stakeholders.EthicsThe project has been approved by the Ethics Committee for Human Subjects at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is funded by the Innovation and Technology Commission (Grant # ITS/249/18FX).
Source: Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability - Category: Disability Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsWe did not detect a difference in patient outcomes using the dorsal longitudinal mini-arthrotomy; however, it may prevent incongruent joint reconstruction since all cases occurred in Group 1. In the absence of intraoperative CT scan, longitudinal mini-arthrotomy may be used to enhance visualization and achieve joint surface reconstruction.
Source: European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: The relatively high prevalence of symptoms of the cervical spine dysfunction, chronic pain, stress, and neck disability among young people may indicate that numerous spinal disorders identified in dentists result not only from their profession, in which spine is significantly overloaded, but also individual predispositions including biopsychosocial profile and the changing lifestyle habits of young people.
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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