Hippocampus atrophy in Alzheimer’s disease

The hippocampus is an area of the brain responsible for learning and memory formation. Recent research has revealed that a reduction in hippocampal size is linked to cognitive decline risk for dementia, specifically Alzheimer’s disease. 

Autistic people and dementia patients may be disabled but unless their mobility is impaired, this shouldn’t warrant a Blue Badge

Cressida O’Connor discusses the recent proposal of giving people with autism and dementia Blue Badges.

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