Archive for the 'Disability' Category

Service Dogs Avoid Problems With a Service Dog ID Card

By Joseph M Palmer The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) legislation, enacted in 1990, is so vague that it has created two classes of service animals. The first is for animals that perform a specific task – Guide Dogs for the blind, wheelchair assistance, hearing dogs, and animals that can detect medical emergencies, like seizures, […]

Getting Wheelchair Parts

By Bill Witherspoon Wheelchair parts will need to be replaced or repaired from time to time. Finding wheelchair parts can be relatively easy. The best place to look for them is at the original source where you purchased your wheelchair from. All that may be required is the stock number of the chair and the […]

Wheelchairs A Guide to Independence

By Gregory Prather Some time ago, I was helping a friend through some difficult times. Because of her declining health she seemed to be distracted, and depressed lately. Actually if I were to loose the ability to do basic things in life, stuff like getting to the post office, or even going to get the […]

Save Money With the Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

By Opal Rowe Earlier this year, I took part in a seminar at a library; as I was about to leave, I heard the presenter talking about a program called the Assistive Devices Program (ADP). If you are like me, you want to know of any way in which you can save money. I was […]

Buy Handicap Stair Lifts

By Ricky Lim It is really painful for the disabled person to stay confined in a room or on a floor. But due to the invention of the handicap stair lift, things have changed today. Handicap stair lift is like a blessing in disguise for the handicapped people. They no more need to feel depressed […]

Protecting Your Income Against Loss

By Mark David Peters When people take out insurance, they generally do so for the small items they own, for example, their TV, laptop or expensive hi-fi system. Very rarely do people think of insuring the most important thing they own, themselves. Disability insurance is a means of protecting your income should you ever become […]

Disability Health Insurance Benefits

By Ricky Lim Try talking to disabled individuals. Chances are they made sure that they have disability health insurance. This is because for the days that they work, in all those years, they have encountered some problems that the people with disabilities did not have to face. It is only fair that they have disability […]

How to Rebuild Life After a Loss Or Injury

By Suzanne De Cornelia Today, many are challenged by lost jobs, foreclosed homes, floods, family members away in Iraq, or returning injured. My life was also turned upside-down when I suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and as a single person, I didn’t know what to do. I learned that over one million TBIs occur […]

Deaf Peoples Life is Very Hard to Live and They Are the Real Ones Who Are in Need of Support

By Robert N The deaf people’s life is very hard to live and they are the real ones who are in need of support each and every time. If the person is disabled like his hand is not there or his leg is broken somehow or the other he can manage making use of the […]

Frontal Lobe Brain Injuries and Short Term Memory Loss

By Sylvia Behnish Short-term memory loss is almost always a result of frontal lobe brain injuries. Shortly after the injury has happened, the short-term memory loss can be so severe that the memory of visitors will last only until shortly after the visitor has left and memories of what has last been eaten will be […]