Category Archives: Health

Yes, You Can Catch Insanity

  from Nautilus Yes, You Can Catch Insanity A controversial disease revives the debate about the immune system and mental illness. BY ANDREW CURRYILLUSTRATION BY HADLEY HOOPER  APRIL 16, 2015

Posted in Advocacy, Health, Mental Health, Research | Leave a comment

How can we help carers and health workers diagnose illness in non-verbal patients?

  Autism and ill health: how to spot the subtle signs that something is wrong The Guardian, Health and wellbeing by Saskia Baron Sunday March 29, 2015 People with autism and learning disabilities can die up to 20 years prematurely. … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy, Community, Health, Mental Health, Research, Therapy, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Toil, Abuse and Endurance in the Heartland

Despair The ‘Boys’ in the Bunkhouse (by NicoleBengiveno; NYTimes 3/9/14) Hope FRED Conference 2014 FRED is dedicated to the idea that all individuals deserve to live their passions, and determine THEIR choice of the future they live.

Posted in Activities, Advocacy, Community, Health, Mental Health | Leave a comment

Life Went On Around Her, Redefining Care by Bridging a Divide

R.I.P. Lia Lee 8/31/12 The book is required reading at the Yale School of Medicine. Life Went On Around Her, Redefining Care by Bridging a Divide NY Times 9/14/12 by MARGALIT FOX

Posted in Advocacy, Community, Health, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Notes From a Dragon Mom

“Parenting, I’ve come to understand, is about loving my child today. Now. In fact, for any parent, anywhere, that’s all there is.” Notes From a Dragon Mom (by Emily Rapp; Sunday Review/Opinions, New York Times 10.15.11)

Posted in Community, Health, Parenting | Comments Off on Notes From a Dragon Mom