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In a joint project between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester researchers have examined the initial trial of a smartphone application designed to help people manage their problems. The ‘Catch It’ app uses some of the key principles of psychological approaches to mental health and well-being, and specifically Cognitive Behavioural…
For Julia Ogden, raising her beloved autistic son can be like bridging the gap to an alien world, one that can be difficult to navigate and interpret. She has had to work hard over a number of years to identify and access networks for information and support for parents and…
Post Adoption Central Support (PACS) is a small charitable organisation based in Stirling that comprises parents, social workers and other professionals involved in adoption and long-term foster care. It offers a range of post placement support and services to adoptive families and permanent foster carers. PACS receives a grant from…
Fearless, the national support service for survivors of domestic abuse in Scotland has launched a new website. The site www.fearless.scot offers information and resources on the service and allows users to make a referral online. The service works with survivors of domestic abuse over 16 years old of all races,…
Facebook is training its computers to become seeing-eye guides for blind and visually impaired people as they scroll through the pictures posted on the world's largest online social network. The feature rolling out on Facebook's iPhone and iPad apps interprets what's in a picture using a form of artificial intelligence…
The Nursing Times and Care England have launched a new microsite for nurses working in the care sector. The website provides a community hub for nurses working in the sector, and provides an opportunity for care homes and care providers to share best practice. The five teaching care homes –…
If you would like to create visual presentations and infographics but haven’t formal training or skills in using tools like Photoshop or Indesign, Visme can help. Visme is a web tool that enables the easy creation of presentations and infographics - a way to translate and communicate ideas and messages…
The Scottish Learning Disabilities Observatory has been set up to provide better information about the health and health care of people with learning disabilities and people with autism in Scotland. SLDO will generate and translate information into knowledge, that is designed to inform actions, practice and policy to benefit people…
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