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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 2 – Friday, June 6

Policy: In shift, Supreme Court moves away from ‘mental retardation’ (Disability Scoop) A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling clarifying what constitutes intellectual disability also marked a major milestone in efforts to put an end to use of the term “mental … Continue reading

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I’ll just be a minute: Disability parking etiquette

We have all seen the person without a disability parking in the ADA disability parking spaces at one point or another; whether it was for them to just run to the Redbox, or while waiting for someone to run in … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Awareness Day is May 12th, 2013!

National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day takes place on May 12th, 2013 as part of National Fibromyalgia Awareness Month.  According to the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA), “Fibromyalgia (pronounced fy-bro-my-AL-ja) is a common and complex chronic pain disorder that affects … Continue reading

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month

The National Aphasia Association (NAA) defines aphasia as an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence.  Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand language; individuals with aphasia can also experience … Continue reading

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May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

On Saturday the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association is sponsoring the National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day theme “Make Fibromyalgia Visible” in coordination with the Walk to CURE FM an element of the Campaign for Understanding, Research & Education of Fibromyalgia. … Continue reading

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