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Norfolk marks 100 years of learning disability nurses – Eastern Daily Press

That was the message from 38-year-old James Massey, from Lowestoft, as 100 years of learning disability nursing…

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People with autism can now apply for blue badge parking permits – Birmingham Live

The Government has announced people with “invisible” disabilities are now eligible to apply for a blue badge…

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Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder – Science Blog

An international study led by scientists in Oakland and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and…

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Plymouth student with Asperger’s in the running for Miss England crown – Plymouth Live

An inspirational Plymouth student with Asperger’s is competing for the coveted title of becoming Miss England 2019. 23-year-old…

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Documentary tells inspiring story of Kerala youth with brittle bone disease – The News Minute

The posters were printed much earlier. Stories about the…

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Discovery could lead to improved therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Science Daily

A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los…

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Dads and their children with Down Syndrome mastermind ‘Father’s Day’ music video – ITV News

When a group of mums and their children made a viral music video in support of Down…

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Quadriplegic cerebral palsy sufferer to scale Ben Nevis to transform lives of others – Cornwall Live

A 28-year-old who has lived nearly all of his life in a wheelchair has now turned his…

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Mother: Blue badge permit would mean my autistic son wouldn’t miss out on the things he enjoys – Sky News

Hayley Shaw’s five-year-old son, Noah, is autistic and struggles with sensory overload, making it difficult for him…

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Carers Week: Calls for government to offer more support as carers left struggling with their mental and physical health – Evening Standard

Carers in the UK are calling on the government to provide more support as new research finds…

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Figures show a shocking amount of passengers who are assisted by a guide dog have been refused a journey by a taxi or private hire driver – TaxiPoint

Guide Dogs launched their “Access All Areas” campaign back in 2015 after hearing that countless guide dog…

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Nominations Now Open For Award Recognising Outstanding Individuals With Learning Disabilities – Happiful Magazine

The second annual Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List has opened up for nominations The UK’s first national…

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Mum plagued by agonising fibromyalgia hails £9.95 cream a life-changer – easing her pain in 20 MINUTES – The Sun

A MUM plagued by an agonising condition has hailed a £9.95 cream as “life-changer” after easing her…

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Government launches consultation into adding folic acid to flour to reduce birth defects – The Independent

The government has launched a consultation into whether folic acid should be added to flour to prevent…

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FA Patients May Benefit From MS Therapy Dimethyl Fumarate, Study Says – Friedreich’s Ataxia News

Dimethyl fumarate, an approved therapy for multiple sclerosis (MS), may help people with Friedreich’s ataxia by increasing…

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BBC Question Time’s Francesca Martinez praised for show’s ‘best EVER moment’ – Mirror Online

Comedian Francesca Martinez slammed the Tory government for having “blood on its hands” in what has been…

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Former teacher’s fight against Lyme disease inspiration for album – South West Londoner

A former south west London teacher who spent eight undiagnosed years with Lyme disease is releasing an…

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What Medicine Can Learn From Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities – NPR

Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It…

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Devon hiker will be the first to climb Kilimanjaro with cerebral palsy – Devon Live

This year Chris Milford from Paignton will be the first person with cerebral palsy to attempt the…

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How does MS affect vision? Eye symptoms and treatment – Medical News Today

Eye problems are relatively common in people with multiple sclerosis and can include blurred sight, double vision,…

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