Tag Archives: Mental Illness

Black #Disability History: Metta World Peace, Professional Basketball Player

Metta World Peace (born Ronald Artest, Jr. on Nov. 13, 1979 – ) “I’m still learning about myself. This actually helps me in telling my story so I can continuously improve myself, stay mentally stronger and not let stuff bother … Continue reading

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Health Update

First Up, Mental Illness. Next Topic Is Up to You. By NICHOLAS KRISTOF THOSE of us in the pundit world tend to blather on about what happened yesterday, while often ignoring what happens every day. We stir up topics already on … Continue reading

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Employment Update

Wall Street Journal Highlights Research on Autism and Employment NIDRR The work of the recently-completed NIDRR-funded project Vocational Rehabilitation Service Models for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (VCU ASD Career Links) was highlighted in the article Training Program Helps Students … Continue reading

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Health Update – Virtual Speech Therapy, NGA Employment and #Disability Report, and Medical #Discrimination Against People with Mental Illness

Virtual Speech Therapy in the News Leora Cherney, PhD, project director of the NIDRR-funded field-initiated project on Enhancing Written Communication in Persons with Clinical Aphasia, discussed the challenges of creating a virtual speech therapist in Researchers Aim to Create Virtual Speech … Continue reading

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Health Update

Governor Gregoire of Washington State is considering fighting the Olmstead decision at the Supreme Court.  Tell her to stop! Washington ADAPT BACKGROUND Christine Gregoire, the Democratic Governor of Washington State, is deciding if she will undercut the right of people … Continue reading

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