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Tips for Seating and Positioning

via Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Behavioral Disabilities For people with intellectual disabilities who also are at risk for or have significant physical disabilities, customized wheelchair seating is often necessary. This may include custom components such as headrests, laptrays, footrests or power... Continue Reading 

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Nike Improves Shoe Accessibility

via Disability Scoop Nike is taking steps toward increased accessibility with a new shoe designed to make it even easier for people with disabilities to slip their feet in and out.The athletic-wear giant said this week that it’s introducing a new iteration... Continue Reading 

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In Breakthrough, Researchers Detect Autism Signs In Infants

via DisabilityScoop   For the first time, a new study suggests it’s possible to predict within the first year of life if a child will develop autism. Researchers say they were able to identify with more than 90 percent accuracy which babies... Continue Reading 

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