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Study looks at the prevalence, challenges of athletes with ADHD

22/05/2017

A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury.
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Social experiment: Random strangers share thoughts on dating a wheelchair user

15/05/2017

PUSH Living, a magazine geared toward wheelchair users, conducted a social experiment after receiving a message from a subscriber regarding her friend’s insecurities that her disability would prevent her from dating again.
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Better quality relationships associated with reduced dementia risk

03/05/2017

Positive social support from adult children is associated with reduced risk of developing dementia, according to a new research.
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Money is a barrier to independence for young adults with autism

19/04/2017

More than 3 million people in the United States are estimated to have an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and annual diagnosis rates continue to rise. Researchers suggest parents, caregivers and financial institutions can play a role in helping young adults with autism improve financial literacy.
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Tokyo 2020 publish accessibility guidelines

12/04/2017

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has published its Accessibility Guidelines which aim to ensure the Olympic and Paralympic Games in three years' time are fully inclusive and accessible to everyone.
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