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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. 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.
2. 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
3. The Importance of ADLs
Activities of Daily Living (ADL) are basic life skills that we learn to take care of ourselves every day. Most of us take them for granted and donít understand the importance of our ability to do them.
4. What Is Hydrocephalus?
Hydrocephalus, known by some as 'water on the brain' is a complex condition that can occur as a result of other disabilities and cause other impairments if not treated. Let's learn more.
5. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
6. 3E Love Gets 'A' for Awareness
3E Love is a social entrepreneurship company seeking to change societal perceptions of people with disabilities and their abilities through clothing, education, and art.
7. Maryland's EID Program
The Employed Individuals with Disabilities program is a Maryland Medicaid program designed to help the working disabled afford health insurance. The program covers many costs that private insurance will not pay for the disabled and actually saves money for those insured under Medicare.
8. Working with Manual Dexterity Challenges
Many people have manual dexterity issues when they are dealing with cerebral palsy, arthritis, Parkinson's and other disabilities. You can continue to work or seek other employment. Retraining and education is also possible.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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