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Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

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[08/02/2012] Kessler Foundation awarded a Signature Employment Grant in the amount of 425,000 Dollars to the Office of Research Services at the University of Hawaii, to advance employment opportunities for people with disabilities.Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities - Read more

Carrier at the Cemetery: A Different Kind of Inclusion

In the fields of gastronomy or the landscaping there are numerous integration companies. Why not at a cemetery, as well? This is what the city government of the German town Worms thought and started the successful project „Integration at the cemeteries of Worms“.Carrier at the Cemetery: A Different Kind of Inclusion - Read more

The Way to Integration Goes through the Stomach

Vegetable stew, curry rice, coalfish fillet – in the canteen of the Higher Regional Court in Cologne there is something for every taste. The menu is as various as the employees of the integration company are different. REHACARE.de took a peek inside the pots.The Way to Integration Goes through the Stomach - Read more

Shift Work in Teens Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Risk

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[24/10/2011] Researchers from Sweden have uncovered an association between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those who engage in off-hour employment before the age of 20 may be at risk for MS due to a disruption in their circadian rhythm and sleep pattern.Shift Work in Teens Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Risk - Read more

Osteoarthritis Incidence Significantly Higher among US Military Personnel

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[29/08/2011] New research shows significantly higher osteoarthritis (OA) incidence rates in military populations than among comparable age groups in the general population.Osteoarthritis Incidence Significantly Higher among US Military Personnel - Read more

ASD: Recovery Act-Funded Jobs Program Helps High School Grads

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[25/07/2011] Online resource fills knowledge gap identified through NIH Challenge Grant initiative JobTIPS, a free, Web-based program, aims to help youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other disabilities develop and maintain skills needed for successful employment.ASD: Recovery Act-Funded Jobs Program Helps High School Grads - Read more

Diagnosed Autism Is more Common in an IT-Rich Region

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[22/06/2011] A new study from Cambridge University has for the first time found that autism diagnoses are more common in an IT-rich region. The study has important implications for service provision in different regions and for the 'hyper-systemising' theory of autism.Diagnosed Autism Is more Common in an IT-Rich Region - Read more

Support Is the Key to Tackling Substance Abuse and Addiction among Nurses

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[02/03/2011] As many as ten to 20 per cent of nurses and nursing students may have substance abuse and addiction problems, but the key to tackling this difficult issue - and protecting public safety - is support and treatment, not punishment.Support Is the Key to Tackling Substance Abuse and Addiction among Nurses - Read more

Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier

In Germany there often are home helpers from abroad who are occupied illegally. Especially at older people’s homes who need support in everyday life. The reason: Opportunities of legal employment are often unknown, too expensive or juridically shaky. This must change as affected people and experts underline.Home Help for Senior Citizens: Legal Employment Must Become Easier - Read more

Workplace Noise-Related Hearing Loss Affects Sleep Quality

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[02/02/2011] Sustained exposure to loud workplace noise may affect quality of sleep in workers with occupational-related hearing loss, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers.Workplace Noise-Related Hearing Loss Affects Sleep Quality - Read more