Tag Archives: neurological disorders

What is epilepsy?

According to the Mayo Clinic, epilepsy is a “central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness.” Epilepsy affects people of all genders, races, ethnic … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for January 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: How are robots used in rehabilitation? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that discuss wearable robots to aid … Continue reading

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VCU ARRT’s Notice of Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Openings

The NIDILRR-funded Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Project at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU ARRT) has Postdoctoral Fellowship position openings for postdoctoral students studying a diversity of neurological conditions and disorders. The objectives of the program are to provide comprehensive training in … Continue reading

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Patient Bloggers: Familiar Chronicles on Neurological Diseases

In the December 2013/January 2014 edition of Neurology Now (Volume 9, Number 6), the Waiting Room feature highlights patient bloggers in the article “Having Their Say: Patient Bloggers”. The article describes how patient bloggers offer advice as they share their … Continue reading

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Miss, You Can Do It!

The Miss You Can Do It Pageant will be featured in a new HBO documentary airing June 24 at 9 p.m. EDT. The documentary follows eight contestants with varying disabilities as they prepare and compete in the pageant. Miss You … Continue reading

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Miss All American Standout

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but beauty in its truest sense just cannot be denied. 18-year-old Alexis Wineman, the reigning Miss Montana, always knew there was something about her that wasn’t the norm. At age 11 she … Continue reading

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2013 Neuro Film Festival is Now Accepting Video Entries!

The American Brain Foundation, the foundation for the American Academy of Neurology, is now accepting video entries to its 2013 Neuro Film Festival. Now in its fourth year, the Neuro Film Festival is a contest to raise awareness about why … Continue reading

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