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The latest research, from around the world, and news on managing specific disabilities.

Unlocking the potential of employees with neurodiverse conditions

We need to understand the importance of raising awareness about neurodiverse conditions, and using the right tools to make adjustments to working practices.

Digital mental health drug raises troubling questions

Having pills that connect us to our doctor and pharmaceutical companies via an app is dehumanizing and reduces patients’ psychic lives to a digital readout.

Why accessibility testing with real users is so important

There is no 'one size fits all' way to know if what you’ve built will work until you test it with the people who will be expected to use it.

Government’s suicide prevention boss refuses to call for action on ESA...

The head of the government’s national suicide prevention strategy has refused to call on the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to highlight the high risk of suicide faced by people who receive out-of-work disability benefits.

Cannabis and psychosis: what is the link and who is at...

There’s consistent evidence showing a relationship over time between heavy or repeated cannabis use (or those diagnosed with cannabis use disorder) and an experience of psychosis for the first time.

Autism Speaks: CDC Update On Autism Shows Gap Between Early Concerns...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its newest estimate of autism prevalence among children in the United States.

How gardening can improve the mental health of refugees

After spending many years living in refugee camps, gardening can provide a safe space to establish identity, rebuild lives and attain happiness.

Creating a culture of inclusion at Barclays – inspiring hearts, educating...

By focusing on guidelines, standards and processes you build compliant products, but if you focus on people and fostering a culture of inclusion, you recognise that standards and guidelines are merely the start line and not the finish line.

The social model of disability: thirty years on

Details the history and current status of the social mode of disability.

Parents of Deaf Children, Stuck in the Middle of an Argument

Thought provoking article about whether parents should teach their partially deaf children sign language or purely spoken and written English.