News tagged with children with disabilities
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(Medical Xpress)—Queensland parents of children with a disability endure twice as much stress and worry as parents of typically developing children, according to the My Say survey.
Health Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Like their healthy peers, children with disabilities may spend too much time in front of a video screen. For children with cerebral palsy (CP), this leads to an even greater risk of being overweight or developing health issues ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children with disabilities four times as likely be to victims of violence as children who are not disabled
About 5% of children worldwide (around 93 million children) have a moderate or severe disability. Although children with disabilities are thought to be at greater risk of violence, this is the first study to quantify the ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
For three years, University of Utah researchers have been deploying a computer-based design program called SketchUp in workshops to teach and develop life skills for youth on the autism spectrum. An earlier ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new report launched today by the UCLA World Policy Analysis Center presents never-before-available comparative data on nearly every country in the world, revealing how millions of children across the globe face conditions ...
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Alberta are teaming up with child-care providers and day-home operators to ensure they have adequate training and support needed to offer inclusive spaces for children with disabilities.
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Caring for an adult child with developmental disabilities or mental illness increased by 38 percent the chances that an aging parent would develop disabilities of their own, according to findings of a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0