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Doctor insights on: Dating Sites For Disabled People

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Dr. Grace Ho Dr. Ho
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Are people on online dating sites very honest?

Dr. Grace Ho Dr. Ho
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Are people on online dating sites very honest?

I wouldn't say Very: For safety reasons, many people choose not to reveal everything about themselves online, especially before they actually meet their potential dates. Can't say they are a dishonest person, it can be just their decision not to disclose too much due to safety concerns. ...Read more

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Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Nearly all gone: Separate institutions for mentally retarded (or seriously mentally ill) individuals have nearly vanished in the U.S. Those with mr have quite different needs, depending on the severity of delay. People with mild delays live at home as children and may live indpendently as adults. Adults with severe mr typically live in group homes. Life quality depends on quality of services, not location. ...Read more

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Can people who have HBV take new partners from dating sites?

Can people who have HBV take new partners from dating sites?

Sure: But once your relationship is more serious, you should reveal such history to your partner and he/she should do the same for you. Regardless, you should use protection to prevent the possible (although low) chance of spread. ...Read more

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Are there group homes for mci retired people?

Are there group homes for mci retired people?

Not specifically: However many who live in assisted living have cognitive deficits. It can be helpful to look at places that have multiple levels of care as many who have mci will develop dementia in the future. ...Read more

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Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

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Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Are there many housing facilities for autistic young adults who work?

Depends: Adult resources for those with autism are often hard to find and vary widely depending where you live. They certainly exist and can be invaluable for some individuals, but funding is typically a chronic problem, so they tend to come and go, even where they are well established. ...Read more

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Is there federal funding for people with learning disabilities after age 18y?

Is there federal funding for people with learning disabilities after age 18y?

To get tested: To get tested for a learning disabilty mild or severe you need to find two or three good psychologists in your area who do this work regularly and ask them. The mildness ofmthe disability does not mean it will cost les it could cost more. Mild ld may be harder to pinpoint and may take more time to find. A related question is why are your trying to find this ld? What difficulty does it present? ...Read more

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What worldwide accommodations are there for people who are disabled?

What worldwide accommodations are there for people who are disabled?

Depends on travel: There are no international standards for disability accommodations. Developed countries tend to have accommodations, however, some areas are not conducive for accommodations. For example, venice italy, as well as most historic areas in europe will not be conducive to wheelchair accessibility. Do lots of research online as part of your travel planning. ...Read more

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How can disabled people received free dental care?

How can disabled people received free dental care?

Ask local society: There are lots of options that include medicaid, dental schools, and dentist that participate in programs for providing services to disabled. Contact the dental society in your state and county to get a list of possibilities in your area. ...Read more

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Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Why don't doctors recognize and treat victims of post-ssri sexual dysfunction? Contrary to drug company propaganda, victims are a silenced majority.

Yelling at Doctors: I do not believe this is an appropriate forum for your accusations. The physicians here are here volunteering their time for free; we do not and cannot speak to the specific practice of a physician we do not know. And your accusation is not true of all physicians, including this one. ...Read more

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People who care for people with hydrocephalus are saints. How can I thank our son's caregiver?

People who care for people with hydrocephalus are saints. How can I thank our son's caregiver?

Gratitude: Gratitude is expressed in many ways for caregivers. They receive a lot of satisfaction in that they are helping people on a daily basis- and your verbalizing that to the caregiver would be greatly appreciated. If you are compelled, you may choose some small token of gratitude such as a massage, a gift certificate, or other similar inexpensive gift as an external expression of inner affection. ...Read more

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Learning disabilities diagnostic clinic for preemies. Anyone tried this?

Learning disabilities diagnostic clinic for preemies. Anyone tried this?

Yes: premature infants are at risk for learning disabilities. Many academic programs have follow up programs which include developmental pediatricians, pediatric neurologists and developmental psychologists, who can evaluate and help manage former premies who have learning problems. ...Read more

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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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How can you find available social services for disabled people?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can you find available  social services for disabled people?

Social svc: Your local mental health center (csb) would have all info. U need. ...Read more

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Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Bullying happens in school, the work place, home, kids etc.. Is there a mental health diagnosis for why people bully others?

Nonspecific: Bullying can be a final common pathway of behavior for a wide variety of reasons. There is no specific psychiatric diagnosis that matches bullying. Certainly things in such a person's history -- like being mistreated or abused at home -- may be a factor. But it's not an excuse, and bullying must be stopped. If the bully has been through trauma, s/he needs help as well as firm limit-setting. ...Read more

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Finalexitnetwork.Org a group of people who provide assistance for people suffering of disease to end their lives, has a medical director, is this ok?

Finalexitnetwork.Org a group of people who provide assistance for people suffering of disease to end their lives, has a medical director, is this ok?

If I understand: Correctly the final exit network provides guidance to individuals w a wide variety of “intolerable illnesses” enabling them to successfully commit suicide. This is an ethical & a medical issue. To assist another's suicide would violate my personal commitment to the principle “primum non nocere” or “first do no harm”. As a physician this is the first & most fundamental guide I use in making >>. ...Read more

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Who is going to help provide good health insurance for children of older parents who are seniors when the kids are 26?

Who is going to help provide good health insurance for children of older parents who are seniors when the kids are 26?

Good question: The hopeful political end to this, and it is all political, is universal coverage. Until that point, hope these children by age 26 have a good job with health coverage. Society takes care of them for more severe problems if they have no coverage but this of course shifts the cost to everyone who planned ahead. Watch for this to be a big issue in the 2012 campaign. ...Read more

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