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Hearing Some Heartbreaking News is Hard

Earlier this week, I received a message from a friend of mine who went to college with me. Mike got disabled from a car accident when he was in high school. The accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He received his law degree and he worked in Chicago. After that Mike met a woman who he fell in…

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Join us to learn about the UCEDD for the state of Illinois. The Institute on Disability and Human Development (IDHD) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is Illinois’ University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Information about the national UCEDD network will be shared as well as our partners in Illinois. This webinar will share the scope…

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Details of Awareness, Treatments, Causes & Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral refers to the brain and Palsy refers to poor muscle control or weakness. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is not a disease, but a term used to describe a group of disorders resulting from a defect to one or more areas of the brain that occur pre birth or in infancy. CP is a non progressive condition as the brain damage…

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Know the Best Definition of Disability Over Difficulties and life

Nearly everyone faces hardships and difficulties at just one occasion or another. But for people with disabilities, barriers are often more frequent and have greater impact. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes barriers as being quite just physical obstacles. Here is the Definition of Barriers: “Factors during a person’s environment that, through their absence or presence, limit functioning and make…

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What are Modes, Working & Details of Alphabet Board for Disabled?

For the severely physically disabled individual the inability to communicate can be both a terrifying and frustrating experience, whether it is temporary while on a ventilator or permanent from a brain stem infarct. Generally, everyday communicative interactions such as the expression of thoughts and ideas, basic needs, and feelings are denied for this person. With advances in electronic technology, comprehensive…

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How to hire the best personal care assistant in town?

Not all humans are privileged to have a sound body. Some are challenged by disease and some are by disabilities. Those who belong to the second category tend to defy the odds of life, both physically and mentally on a daily basis. And what we see them go through from outside hardly explains it. Most of these challenges surface in…

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Stay Aware about the Tips Regarding

With advanced age, mobility and therefore the ability to perform care could diminish. Remaining in your house usually enables you to take care of the foremost independence and happiness. Instead of pursuing relocation and placement in a facility, it may be possible to hire individuals to come into a residence to offer help.   Determine the Level of Care: People…

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Cerebral Palsy: 4 Preventable causes of your Child’s disability

We read mostly about cerebral palsy that it is a serious medical condition that can disrupt the wellbeing of your child. Though there are different types of CP, yet they all lead to motor coordination, speech difficulty, or seizure activity. Most of the time, we see that this condition occurs during the birth process but we may not detect its…

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They Said We Couldn’t: 4 Things You’re Going Get From The Book

The road to life is not straight. Here, we have to pass through many curves. But some people are extraordinary and have to go through many zigzag paths in life. Yes, I am talking about those who have any physical/mental disability. If an ordinary person faces so many challenges in life, think what kind of challenges a disabled person faces…

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