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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. 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!
2. 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.
3. 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
4. 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.
5. Anticonvulsant Facts and Uses
Anticonvulsants are a group of medications used essentially to treat epileptic seizures. They have also been found to have other important uses in medicine.
6. What Is A Microboard?
What is a microboard? Chances are, if you have a significant disability and want to be a part of your community with all of the basic supports for living a self-determined life, a microboard will help you! Microboards help direct community services for an individual and may help with small business.
7. Book Review - From Where I Sit by Shelley Nixon
The autobiography of a woman thriving with cerebral palsy.
8. 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.
9. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
10. The ADA's Title V - Miscellaneous Provisions
Did you know that there is a Title V in the Americans with Disabilities Act? It's a very short piece, but discusses further details about the ADA's relationship with other federal and state laws and reinforces that retaliation and coercion against someone is wrong.
Be sure to visit the Disabilities Archives for all the articles!
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