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On SAGE Insight: 4 free must-read journal articles to mark World Stroke Day 2018

Some great free reads on Stroke issues covering prevention programs, food management, disability, infection risk and more…  Journal articles: Cut stroke in half: Polypill for primary prevention in stroke International Journal of Stroke, DOI: 10.1177/1747493018761190, First Published February 20, 2018 … Continue reading

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How should autism be described? A study of the UK’s autism community

From Autism How should we describe autism? How should terminology define it? How should we refer to those affected? These questions have been the subject of great debate within the autism community, especially in light of the revisions to definitions … Continue reading

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Disability and poverty

Special Issue From Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals  Poverty and disability are inexorably linked. However, as a field, the impact of poverty on young adults with disabilities transitioning to adulthood has not been examined. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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The ‘twice-exceptional’ bright children who have disabilities that hinder their success

Special Issue: Twice-Exceptionality From Gifted Child Quarterly This special issue looks at a very unique population of children, referred to as twice-exceptional, who were incredibly bright, but who also had disabilities that were interfering with their success. The researchers highlighted … Continue reading

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The ill-treatment of employees with disabilities in British workplaces

From Work Employment & Society While society sees employment as the key to social membership, the assumption that employees with disabilities are of less productive worth leads to stigmatization and discrimination. This article uses data from the British Workplace Behaviour … Continue reading

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The impact of headache disorders in China

Headache yesterday in China: A new approach to estimating the burden of headache, applied in a general-population survey in China From Cephalalgia Headache is a major global public-health problem, although everywhere it is under-recognized as such. In 2004, the World … Continue reading

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Sing your way to good mental health

‘To be heard’: The social and mental health benefits of choir singing for disadvantaged adults From Psychology of Music Adults living with a chronic mental illness or disability tend to participate less frequently in occupational and social interactions compared to … Continue reading

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SAGE India author, Malini Chib receives President of India’s award for her book

We received some exciting news from our colleagues in India last week. Publicity Manager Aarti David writes… “Some good news….You will be pleased to know that Malini has got the National Award for her book ‘One Little Finger’ . The … Continue reading

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Nut allergy sufferers face prejudice

A qualitative study of families of a child with a nut allergy From Chronic Illness Parents of nut-allergy sufferers face hostility and scepticism in trying to find safe environments for their children. Researchers in this study found that parents are … Continue reading

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Considering initiatives to help alleviate some of the costly burden of disabled people on society

Estimates of national health care expenditures associated with disability From Journal of Disability Policy Studies This week in the UK a Tory MP caused an uproar hitting the headlines with a suggested policy that disabled people should be allowed to … Continue reading

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