News tagged with disabled people
Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable prosthetic systems that can help disabled people maneuver computer cursors with their thoughts. The algorithm's ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 4 |
The rugged, low-cost wheelchairs designed by SF State's Whirlwind Wheelchair program have helped thousands of people in developing countries. Now they're available in the U.S., where they are opening up new ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Getting an autism diagnosis could be more difficult in 2013 when a revised diagnostic definition goes into effect. The proposed changes may affect the proportion of individuals who qualify for a diagnosis of autism spectrum ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Psychiatrist Fabian Almeida was stunned when the co-operative society next to his clinic outside Mumbai wrote to him complaining about his patients, who suffer from mental health issues.
Health Sep 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There has been a significant increase in the amount of negative reporting of disability issues in the print media, according to a new study by the University of Glasgow.
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An independent panel of experts in the U.K. says there is a strong case for changing British law to help terminally ill people die.
Other Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A French researcher has built a device allowing disabled people to write or draw on a computer screen using only their eyes, a report said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0