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Project Search of Springfield Ohio

 Posted by on October 6, 2014 at 12:46 PM  Uncategorized
Oct 062014
 
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With October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month here is some promising news for people with disabilities in Ohio’s Miami Valley area. Springfield Regional Medical center of Springfield, OH is employing people with disabilities through an internship program called Project SEARCH. Learn more about Project SEARCH through the Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center website. Or visit the Project SEARCH Facebook Page. Make sure to watch the video below. View the President’s Proclamation regarding the National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014.

Author: Timothy A Carey Publication: DisabilityVoice  Date: 10-06-2014

Video Credits: 2 News WDTN YouTube Channel Date: 10-03-2014

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Jul 152012
 
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Deaf since he was 3, Kanevsky has hardly let his disability get in the way of progress — or success. Born in the Soviet Union, he eventually emigrated, first to Israel, and then to the United States, and went on to become a research staff member in the speech and language algorithms department at IBM’s Thomas Watson Research Center.

On Monday, Kanevsky and 13 others were honored at the White House in a ceremony to celebrate those “leading the fields of science, technology,  engineering, and math for people with disabilities. View Entire Article

Author:    Publication: CNet News Original Date:  May 9, 2012

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Sep 162011
 
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from disability
scoop
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A set of new bills introduced
in Congress would establish first-ever centers for studying Down syndrome and
boost research of the chromosomal disorder, a move supporters say will correct a
funding inequity.

Since 2000, the Children’s
Health Act has specifically authorized research for several conditions including
autism, epilepsy, asthma and fragile X syndrome, but not Down
syndrome.

Now, two bills introduced late
last week by U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., could change
that. … View Entire Article

Publication:  Down Syndrome Daily

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Aug 232010
 
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Could MRI be better than muscle biopsy in measuring disease progression and therapy effectiveness in Duchenne muscular dystrophy?  
 
The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an assessment tool in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is being studied by former MDA grantee Krista Vandenborne, through a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goal of the study is to assess whether MRI technology can be used as a precise, noninvasive measure of muscle tissue, gauging both disease progression and the effectiveness of therapies tested in children with DMD. . . . More ArticleByQuest – Amy Labbe – May 17, 2010

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Mar 102010
 
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The experimental drug ataluren … did not meet its primary end point.
 
The biopharmaceutical firm PTC Therapeutics announced March 3 that ataluren, its experimental drug for certain forms of Duchenne (DMD) and Becker (BMD) muscular dystrophy, although safe and well tolerated, failed to meet its primary end point within the 48-week duration of the phase 2b trial. That end point was an improvement in how far boys with DMD or BMD could walk in six minutes. More Article

By Quest Magazine- Staff -March 3, 2010

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Chloe Pearson is a freelance writer and research specialist located in Cary, NC. She loves volunteering for Consumer Health Labs, which aims to help consumers make healthy choices.  Chloe said, “Our organization explores some of the most compelling and meaningful data so that consumers can make healthy choices when it matters the most. Please feel free to visit our site at http://consumerhealthlabs.com/”.

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Oct 212016
 
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Engaging in social situations in a virtual environment may significantly improve real-world interactions for young people with autism, new research suggests.

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Author: Shaun Heasley  Publication: Disability Scoop  Date: 09-27-2016

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Need Your Insights on Telehealth and Telemedicine

 Posted by on October 20, 2016 at 8:14 PM  Care, Medical
Oct 202016
 
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The National Disability Forum is an open conversation where members of the public, community leaders, and Social Security employees come together to talk about the disability programs.

Next National Disability Forum will Focus on Telehealth and Telemedicine

Telehealth includes a variety of ways to use video and other technology to enhance healthcare and related information delivery.  Telemedicine involves clinical services provided by interactive communication, most commonly a video, between a patient and a practitioner at different locations.

You can share your insights on these question by posting right here on our blog or at ourIdeaScale online tool, or by registering to attend the forum on October 27.

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Author:  Publication: Social Security Blog   Date: 10-11-2016