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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. 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.
3. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
4. 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.
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. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Budgeting on Limited Income
Deciding how to budget when you have a disability is a personal matter, but it's important that you do as much as possible to understand all financial options. It takes patience and creativity, but you CAN do it!
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