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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. 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.
2. 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.
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. The FASD Umbrella
FASD is an umbrella term describing the range effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. FASD affects an individual from birth into adulthood, but help can be found.
5. 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.
6. 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.
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. 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!
9. Preventing Suicide In People with Disabilities
Learn about ways to prevent suicide while leading a life with a disability.
10. 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?
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