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Use Technology to Your Advantage: Guide to Career Advancement for People with Disabilities

Thanks to technology, the workplace is much more accommodating to people with disabilities than in years past. With so many jobs being technology-centered, the job market is way more open to those with disabilities. We want to fill you in on a few ways you can use technology to your advantage when you begin advancing your career. That way, you…

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Budget-Friendly Ideas for Individuals with Disabilities who Want to Start a New Hobby

Everyone needs some occasional newness in their life. Whether your kids have moved out and you have more time on your hands, or you simply need a new activity to pass the time, a new hobby can often do the trick. For individuals with disabilities who want to begin a new hobby but don’t know where to start, try out…

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Blazing a Career Path in Business as a Young Adult with Disabilities

Living with a disability, you might be used to people telling you that you can’t do this or you can’t do that. Maybe you’ve heard all about the myths of how people with disabilities can be risky hires in the workplace, and that’s discouraged you from pursuing your dream job. Well, I’m here to tell you that there is no…

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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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Importance of Strength Training in People with Cerebral Palsy

Physical activity and exercise have been an important aspect of cerebral palsy treatment plans for several decades. However, it is only in recent years, that researchers realized the importance of strength training for people with cerebral palsy. Studies indicate that strength training has the potential to improve several aspects of life by increasing mobility and strength. With cerebral palsy month…

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HMS School – Different Kind of School

As a child with Cerebral Palsy, education is really difficult to receive. Schools sometimes overlook the potential of the students and not provide the education that the students need. There is a school that is making a difference with students with Cerebral Palsy. It is named HMS School which is in Philadelphia, PA How HMS School Got Started HMS School…

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Do You Think Robots Will Feed People With Disabilities?

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] One of my friends gave me an article about research being done at the University of Washington on making robots feeding people. The article said that there were about a million people who needed to be fed in 2010. That number one is growing every year.  Is This Real? A robot would solve many people’s issues. I can…

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What About Cerebral Palsy Month

March is Cerebral Palsy awareness month. I know you are saying so what - it is just a month that does nothing important. I feel that too since we don't see much improvement in treatments per se, but we are seeing a lot of news about kids with Cerebral Palsy doing something great.  Two Boys One teenager who has Cerebral…

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Utah is Paving the Way With Therapy

I ran upon an article about giving funding for therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida in Utah. If the bill passes into law, it would be the first law in the country that would allow money for therapy. I think that this is awesome in so many ways. Cost for Therapy First, therapy sometimes would cost $50…

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I co-wrote a book entitled “They said We Couldn’t” with my friend Lisa Cesal about our lives with Cerebral Palsy. We want to spread the message that people who have Cerebral Palsy can do anything they want in life.

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