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Health Conditions and Functional Status in Adults with Autism: A Cross-Sectional Evaluation

Fortuna, R.J., Robinson, L., Smith, T.H., Meccarello, J., Bullen, B., Nobis, K., Davidson, P.W.J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Sep 11. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11606-015-3509-x Abstract BACKGROUND: Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have many well-known health concerns, yet health conditions in adults with ASD remain poorly defined. OBJECTIVE: To examine health conditions and functional status in …

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Diversity among doctors: Students with disabilities are finding their place in medical schools—and beyond

Diversity among doctors: Students with disabilities are finding their place in medical schools—and beyond Cathy Gulli September 25, 2015 For Jessica Dunkley, getting into medical school was no ordinary childhood dream. Deaf since the day she was born, Dunkley aspired to become a doctor when, at age 10, her aunt gave her a plastic human …

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