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Here are the top ten articles for the Disabilities Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Calmoseptine Product Review
This multi-purpose skin barrier cream is affordable and provide soothing comfort to irritated skin for people with disabilities like paraplegics and quadriplegics who are prone to incontinence rashes, skin sensitivity, scrapes and abrasions, etc.
2. An Interview With Amelia Dickerson
Enjoy this interview with Amelia Dickerson, a blind student at University of Colorado, Boulder. It reveals an articulate and vivacious young woman with a desire to share her experiences and encourage others.
3. The Painful Path of RSD/CRPS
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, AKA complex regional pain syndrome is exactly that -- very painful. Let's look at the signs and symptoms, how it affects the person, causes and available treatments.
4. Deaf Survivors of the Holocaust
It is estimated that at least 17,000 deaf Germans were sterilized or killed during the Holocaust. However, there were survivors and due to the extensive research and work done by historians, we have some of those stories of inspiration.
5. Developmental Disability-Friendly Gifts
What do you get for the person with a developmental disability who seems to have everything or you thought was hard to buy for? Here are some tips to save the day!
6. Creative Dating Ideas with a Disability
The key to dating with a disability is communication and creative thinking. A disability doesnít mean you canít date, nor does it mean your dates canít be fun and memorable. The skyís the limit!
7. Choosing Good Crutch Tips
If you have used crutches for any length of time, you recognize just how important it is to choose quality, durable crutch tips that will last you the longest. Here's how.
8. Blister Protection and Detection
Friction can be a dangerous thing to skin when your immunity, circulation and mobility are compromised. But, there are things you can do to keep your skin dry, healthy and protected to avoid blisters and pressure sores.
9. Disability & Intimacy Are Natural
People with disabiliites are sexual beings, too. We want the same things out of life as anyone else even if we do those things in a different way. Support us in exploring and developing as whole vibrant people without embarrassment or shame in safe ways.
10. People First Language
People first language speaks to the personhood of an individual with a disability first and foremost. We're people first and our disability is one of many qualities that partially define us as human beings, like eye and hair color, height, weight and other qualities.
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