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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. The ADA and People with Psychiatric Disabilities
People living with mental illness are also covered under the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Let's look at how.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. Preparing Yourself for Amputation
A traumatic accident, cancer or other serious illness like wound infection can initiate limb amputation. Undergoing amputation is quite a strain. What can you expect?
7. 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
8. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
9. 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.
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.
Be sure to visit the Disabilities Archives for all the articles!
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