Disabilities

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Use of Walking Aids in Physiotherapy

Walking aids are mainly used by people with disabilities. These help patients live an independent life and can mobilize by themselves.

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8 Human Guide Techniques for People With Visual Impairments

What are human guide techniques? How do you help a person with a visual impairment find a chair? Use the stairs? This article provides information about useful techniques for these situations and more from my training as a TVI and a counselor.

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7 Use for Canes for People With Disabilities and More

In this article, different types of canes and their various uses are explored for today and in earlier times.

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9 Shopping Tips for All People With Disabilities

This article provides strategies for people with disabilities to perform shopping tasks. I've also included information about the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Facts About Low Vision and How to Live With It

This article examines life with this condition as well as what is meant by the term "low vision." I also give common causes of low vision.

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7 Things to Expect From Rehabilitation Counselors and Programs

There are many types of rehabilitation counselors that help in various aspects of life—from addiction to career building. Learn about what these counselors do and what to expect when you visit one.

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What You Need to Know About Deaf-Blindness

Basic facts about deaf-blindness, ways people who are deaf-blind communicate, and famous people with deaf-blindness are in this article.

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Common Myths and Facts About Vision Loss

How do myths begin? Do they have a basis in reality? This article looks at various myths about people with visual impairments and presents facts dispelling these myths—from a counselor with teacher of the visually impaired training.

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7 Warnings Signs of Vision Loss and What to Do

This article provides signs of vision loss, types of eye care specialists, and what to expect from an eye exam in a video.

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Vision Loss and Laundry: 7 Techniques for Everyone to Know

This article provides steps for helping people with vision loss and other disabilities perform laundry duties until independence is achieved.

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How to Be Polite to People With Vision Loss: 8 Strategies

Are you unsure about how to interact respectfully with people who have vision loss in business and social gatherings? Don't be nervous about getting something wrong; read these guidelines below from a person who is a counselor with teacher of the visually impaired training.

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What to Expect When Getting Your Hearing Evaluated

This article reviews the process of getting hearing aids and what to expect along the way

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Choosing the Right Group Home Placement

I offer a few tips on choosing the right group home for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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The Best Home Automation Solutions for Disabled and/or Elderly People

An overview of the best home automation systems and solutions for the disabled, as well as for the elderly.

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Sponsored Residential Services: A Family-Friendly Alternative to Group Home Placement

This article discusses Virginia’s sponsored residential program for people with intellectual disabilities, and why it may be the best alternative to a group home placement.