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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. 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.
2. 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.
3. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
4. 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.
5. 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
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. 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. 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?
9. 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!
10. Disabled Adaptive Clothing
Attractive clothing really does make us look and feel better. While there are some necessary adjustments that are needed for disabled persons, there is no need to sacrifice fashion for practicality.
Be sure to visit the Disabilities Archives for all the articles!
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