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Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov hopes his research will shift medical culture from a need to ‘fix’ patients to a commitment to “be with, to not abandon, to value.'
'If you have multiple disabilities and you’re Asian or Black or Hispanic or identify as Indigenous, then your risk of burnout is even higher than that of white students with multiple disabilities.'
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'Dr. Church said the doctors' experiences receiving health care "make our conversations with our patients richer, and more real."'
'In terms of sectors, education services, which includes schools and universities, was the least inclusive, with less than 35 per cent of locations rated accessible.'
'The desire to see technological development and fixing as THE solution to disability allows people to continue to build and justify a world that is inaccessible...'
'The general idea is that each of these identities and circumstances is predictive of the quality and speed of health-care access, experiences and outcomes.'
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The Statistics Canada study found the largest differences in income growth between men with and without childhood-onset disability who had university degrees.
'To this day I'm still asking questions and there's no real set answers to a lot of the challenges we encounter.'
In a new Pediatrics study, American parents of children with disabilities said doctors discriminated against their children.
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