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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. 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.
2. 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.
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. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. An Interview With Amelia Dickerson
Enjoy this interview with Amelia Dickerson, a blind student at University of Colorado, Boulder. It reveals an articulate and vivacious young woman with a desire to share her experiences and encourage others.
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