Medical

Definition: Of or pertaining to the practice of medicine. The medical model of Disability focuses on impairments rather than social and attitudinal barriers cf. Social Model of Disability.

Category: Health

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Service descriptions mentioning the term Medical

Alstrom syndrome support group - (Alstrom Syndrome UK)Service

Provides support for those affected by Alström Syndrome, their carers and professionals working with them. This includes a forum, help with gaining access to medical assessments with doctors who have expertise in Alström Syndrome, quarterly medical screening clinics and a newsletter.
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ICAN support group - (International Children's Anopthalmia and Micropthalmia Network (ICAN) )Service

Provides a forum for parents of children with anopthalmia where issues can be discussed. Also has information about the treatment of the condition and medical research. Some activities (such as conferences) are US-based.
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LMBBS support - (Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Society (LMBBS))Service

LMBBS can help by putting you in touch with other families who are facing similar problems, by passing on advice which has helped others in the day to day management of thieir children, and by sending information which will help professionals in medical and educational fields to understand more about our special children.
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Grants from RBS - (Royal Blind Society)Service

Grants can be made to blind & vi people on low incomes. Examples of how they can be used are: IT equipment; reading and literacy aids ; to help pay household bills; to fund work-related training; to buy specialist medical equipment such as thick-lens spectacles; to provide daily living aids such as a washing machine with Braille controls; to meet emergencies and unforeseen needs.
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Contact a Family helpline - (Contact a Family)Service

For information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child, ring Contact a Family's national freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555, Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm. Can help with issues such as info on your child's medical condition, sources of grants, benefits and special educational needs.
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i2i Creative Learning - (UCAN Productions)Service

UCAN has taken vision awareness training to medical settings, public and private companies, schools, trade unions and youth organisations in the UK and abroad. It is conducted by young disabled people and takes a unique approach to challenging public perceptions and attitudes towards sight loss.
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