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UCF superfan who will miss Fiesta Bowl receives well-wishes…

SANFORD, Fla. – Their clothes were picked, the bags were packed and the tickets were purchased for the Fiesta Bowl. But Jan Garcias and her UCF superfan daughter Brittany will not be making the trip toArizona for the Fiesta Bowl after she was rushed to a hospital and told by doctors she couldn’t get on a plane. Source: UCF superfan […]

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Aging & Disability Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

The Benefits of Including Muslims with Disabilities in Our Mosques: Lessons from the Jaffari Community Centre

The Special Needs Support Network at the Jaffari Community Centre is finding innovative ways to support Muslims with disabilities and their families. Source: The Benefits of Including Muslims with Disabilities in Our Mosques: Lessons from the Jaffari Community Centre

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Aging & Disability Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

The Late Bre Payton on Protecting Down Syndrome Babies | Gene Veith

Bre Payton, the superstar journalist who died at the age of 26, was one of my students. A tribute to her and her writing, featuring a piece she wrote on […] Source: The Late Bre Payton on Protecting Down Syndrome Babies | Gene Veith

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Aging & Disability Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Effort underway to open Down syndrome assistance center in Sac

A special fundraiser was held in Rocklin on Sunday to help build Gigi’s Playhouse. Source: Effort underway to open Down syndrome assistance center in Sac

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Cannabis

California’s Premier Cannabis Festival Concludes 2018 With A Promise For 2019

Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Source: California’s Premier Cannabis Festival Concludes 2018 With A Promise For 2019

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How disabled people like me suffer due to blue badge abuse and underfunded local authorities | The Independent

A few months ago, a friend sent me a car sticker. Not a standard gift for your average 31-year-old girl-about-town, but it gave me a much needed laugh: “My Doctor Knows Why I Need a Disabled Parking Source: How disabled people like me suffer due to blue badge abuse and underfunded local authorities | The Independent

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Researchers ARE NOT worrying if vaccines cause autism – #FakeNewsAlert

News Desk A video in which two parents tearfully tell the story of their tragedy – triplets all becoming autistic within hours of getting a vaccination at the age of nine months – is getting a Source: Researchers worrying if vaccines cause autism – Blitz