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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. 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.
2. Adjusting to Limb Loss
News of the necessity to lose a limb can be a profound experience. Everyone reacts to limb loss in very different ways. There are several ways to improve the internal healing process.
3. 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.
4. Living with Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida is the most common occuring disability at birth. However, people like John Cougar Mellencamp, wheelchair athlete Jean Driscoll, and "THE Disabilities Coach," Monica J. Foster, who have the disability lead normal lives.
5. Accepting Your Disability
People with disabilities experience disability in many ways, from birth to injury to illness. No matter the age of disability onset, it's really important to come to a place of acceptance of self
6. Disability Awareness in the Classroom
How can we create a better classroom experience for students with disabilities?
7. 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.
8. Animals for Psychiatric Support
We've heard of dogs as assistance animals for wheelchair users and those with visual impairments, and even small monkeys as assistance animals, but what are psychiatric support animals? Let's look at the difference.
9. The FASD Umbrella
FASD is an umbrella term describing the range effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. FASD affects an individual from birth into adulthood, but help can be found.
10. 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!
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