News tagged with children with disabilities
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When it first passed 20 years ago, the American Disabilities Act offered hope for closing the health-disparities gap for people with disabilities, but differences still exist. Barring people with limiting physical issues ...
Medical research May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
(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
(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