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  • Supporting Persons with Developmental Disabilities – A New Model

    Supporting Persons with Developmental Disability   The way we think about and care for people with developmental disability has changed – from society believing that caregivers always knew what was best to now people with disability participating in all aspects of community life.

  • The Case of Ginger: Autism and Blood Cancer Treatments

    Case Study – The Case of Ginger – Autism and Blood Cancer Treatments A 30-year-old woman, “Ginger,” is in the clinic, having been diagnosed several years ago with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS, a blood disorder). There is a high chance that the disease will progress to acute myeloid leukemia (AML), with lower chance of survival, so…

  • Respecting the Disabled at End of Life

    Where do we stand when it comes to people with disabilities and end of life issues?