September 22, 2017

People with Disabilities often Fear They’re a Burden. That’s Why Legal Assisted Suicide Scares Me.

(Vox) – I was born nearly 55 years ago with spinal muscular atrophy, a congenital, progressive neuromuscular weakness akin to muscular dystrophy. Without extensive daily interventions — hands-on (and expensive) assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, and feeding, as well as … Read More

September 12, 2017

People with Developmental Disabilities Face Healthcare Disparities

(UPI) – Research shows individuals with developmental disabilities experience significant disparities in healthcare quality, access, status and unmet needs. Researchers at The Ohio State University conducted a telephone survey of 42,876 adults and 10,122 proxy interviews for children under 18 … Read More

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