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By Ada Lio

Updated Articles and Resources
  • Holiday Resources for Disability Advocates Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    A list of resources for advocates, family and caregivers of holiday programs and offerings for disabled people.
  • Disability, Depression and the Holidays Created: Saturday, November 24, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    The holidays can cause stress and depression in the disabled. They can reduce stress by following some simple advice that can be used during the holidays and throughout the year."
  • 10 Questions to Ask when Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility Created: Sunday, September 16, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    10 questions to ask a patient coordinator or caseworker at a rehabilitation facility or rehabilitation hospital. The questions should help you select the very best facility for yourself, or a loved...
  • Wheelchair Rentals Created: Saturday, October 29, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Wheelchair rentals are available at many tourist destinations and resorts. Wheelchairs can be rented for a long term or short term, depending upon the users needs. Learn about rental options and co...
  • 7 Caregiver Interview Questions Created: Monday, August 20, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Before you hire a caregiver to work in your home, certain interview questions will help you select the right person for the job of caring for a loved one." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
  • Tips for Beating Holiday Stress Created: Sunday, November 18, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Tips and advice for beating the stress and anxiety associated with the holiday season; information for the disabled and their caregivers.
  • National Federation of the Blind Created: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    The National Federation of the Blind advocates for more than 50,000 members in the United States. They offer numerous programs to promote awareness of blindness for all age groups and ability levels.
  • Fashionable Adaptive Clothing Created: Monday, February 20, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    A list of companies offering adaptive clothing for wheelchair users and the disabled. Adaptive clothing choices include casual, business, outdoor and bridal for men, women and children.
  • Medicare Requirements for Scooters and Powerchairs Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    The requirements that must be met by physicians and disabled individuals prior to Medicare approving an application for a mobility scooter or powerchair." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
  • Best Colleges and Universities for Disabled Students Created: Thursday, July 07, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    A list of the best colleges and universities in the U.S. that offer exceptional programs for disabled students. List is arranged alphabetically by state.
  • Halloween Costume Ideas Created: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Halloween costume ideas for the disabled, submitted by readers.
  • Mobility Scooters User Reviews Created: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    What is your experience using mobility scooters? Share your advice for others here.
  • Mobility Scooters User Reviews Created: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    What is your experience using mobility scooters? Share your advice for others here.
  • Stress Tips for Disabled Teens Created: Friday, July 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Stress is part of any teens life, perhaps more so if they are disabled. Share your tips and advice for reducing stress here!
  • Caregiver Tips - Caring for a disabled teen Created: Friday, July 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Caring for a disabled teen can be difficult for both the teen, and the caregiver. Teens go through many changes and the disabled teen may have more difficulty.
  • Airline Travel Tips for the Disabled - from Disabled Travelers and Caregivers Created: Friday, July 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Traveling on an airline can be difficult experience, especially for the disabled. If you are a disabled traveler or caregiver and have some tips to share, we'd like to hear from you!
  • Caregiver Stories Created: Friday, July 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Anyone who has been a caregiver has some stories to tell that would help other people in the same position. What is your story?
  • Caregiver Tips - Caring for the home-bound disabled Created: Friday, July 29, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Caring for a disabled person who is home-bound can be an overwhelming experience. Do you have advice for someone who is new to being a caregiver?
  • Reader Stories: Caregiving Tips Created: Saturday, February 16, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Tips on caring for the disabled from our readers.
  • Handling Finances for the Disabled - Reader Tips Created: Sunday, August 07, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Readers share their tips about handling finances for the disabled.
  • Employment Options for the Disabled - Reader Submissions Created: Friday, August 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    Reader submitted ideas and advice for disabled workers who want to start their own business, do freelance work, job sharing or telecommuting.
  • Zoom 20 Walker User Reviews Created: Saturday, February 18, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    User reviews of the Zoom 20 Walker, manufactured by Nova Medical Products.
  • Kindle Fire User Reviews Created: Sunday, February 12, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    User reviews of the Kindle Fire, an e-reader that may be used to view books, magazines, newspapers and a variety of aps, as well as to listen to music, audio books and to view videos.
  • SandPad All Terrain Stabilizer User Reviews Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    User reviews of the SandPad All Terrain Stabilizer, a device for canes and crutches that make walking on the beach easier.
  • SandPad All Terrain Stabilizer User Reviews Created: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    User reviews of the SandPad All Terrain Stabilizer, a device for canes and crutches that make walking on the beach easier.
  • List of Hobbies for the Disabled Created: Friday, March 22, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013
    A list of hobbies that disabled individuals can enjoy, and organizations that support these hobbies and participants.
  • No More Wheelchairs Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
    The story of Daryl Holmlund and his inspirational song, "No More Wheelchairs."
  • Driving Your Wheelchair Van Created: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013
    Advice on driving a wheelchair van and whether you should transfer into the driver's seat or not. A discussion of advantages and disadvantages.
  • 5 Tips for Coaching Your Child Athlete With a Disability Created: Saturday, June 15, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    Learn about ways to help your child with a sport they have chosen as well as how to keep them motivated. Written by Dr. Darla Clayton, founder of Strong as Steel Adaptive Sports.
  • Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans Created: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans pairs employers with disabled veterans who are seeking jobs in the United States.
  • Wheelchair Lacrosse USA Created: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    Wheelchair Lacrosse USA promotes the sport for both men and women players. They are also interested in assisting others start lacrosse teams to promote adaptive sports.
  • Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Created: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation advocates for individuals who have spinal cord injuries, paralysis and mobility impairments. They are well known for their NeuroRecovery Network, Military...

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