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Study: Exercise May Cut Behavior Issues In Half

via Disability Scoop Researchers say there may be a simple way to reduce challenging behaviors among those with autism and similar disorders during the school day — add in some exercise. A new study looking at the impact of structured, aerobic exercise... Continue Reading 

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Employment

#Way2Work: Sandra’s Story

via TN Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities When you enter the Christ Church YMCA in Nashville, Sandra is the first person you see! She’s ready and waiting to scan people in and answer any questions they might have. She takes pride... Continue Reading 

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Caregiving

People with Intellectual Disabilities and their Elderly Carers

via Intellectual Disability Nowadays, people with intellectual disabilities live much longer than they did in the past, with the result that there is also an expanding population of elderly parents who are continuing to care for a son or daughter well into old age. Read more here.

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