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Developmentally Disabled Training Grants

Developmentally Disabled Training Grants

Training the developmentally disabled includes independent living skills.Man Walking image by Hedgehog from Fotolia.comIndividuals with developmental disabilities have permanent physical and/or mental impairments which become apparent before they reach their twenties, according to the...
Walk a Normal Life With a Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Walk a Normal Life With a Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

Patients with severe cases of fractured bones and dislocated joints are generally required to go through surgery. The knee joint replacement surgery is one of the famous types of surgery because most of the affected parts of the body are the knees.
Safety with Handicap Lifting Devices

Safety with Handicap Lifting Devices

Lifting devices are created to assist people with disabilities, and not to hurt them. Know few tips on how to use them safely.
A Complete Guide to Social Security Disability Benefits

A Complete Guide to Social Security Disability Benefits

Life is unanticipated most of the times. We cannot assume positivity at every turning of life's track. Sometimes, we need to adopt every worst situation that never happened before in our life. Nature is unpredictable. ...
Disability Chairs - For your Mobility and Comfort?

Disability Chairs - For your Mobility and Comfort?

Don't feel handicapped and limited to your room. There is scope for better mobility with technological advancement. You need not brood over your handicapped situation. You may have been born with a disability or may ...
Wheelchairs - A Great Help For Differently-Abled People

Wheelchairs - A Great Help For Differently-Abled People

Wheelchairs are indeed a very great benefit to those people with limited mobility. Wheelchairs are tools which would enable a person with mobility problems to live a life like a normal person. These wheelchairs are their key for them to enter in a world where they would not think that they are diffe
Top 10 Things to Remember When Recovering From Foot Surgery With a Non Weight Bearing Restriction

Top 10 Things to Remember When Recovering From Foot Surgery With a Non Weight Bearing Restriction

Recovering from foot surgery can be challenging. Here are 10 things to remember to help you through your recovery. When your doctor says no weight can be placed on the operated foot, he means exactly ...
The Stairlift Solution For Disabled Persons

The Stairlift Solution For Disabled Persons

Stairlifts are used by individuals with disabilities to help them move from one place to another. There are several different varieties of these stairlifts that can help a disabled person. Each stairlift is chosen for the specific needs of the user. The cost of a stair lift can be quite expensive de
Is A Used Wheelchair Van For You?

Is A Used Wheelchair Van For You?

Many car buyers these days are searching for the best deals available. Deciding whether or not to buy a used wheelchair van boils down to your budget and how much you are willing to compromise on quality or new features.
Rollator and Walkers; Choosing the Right Mobility Aids

Rollator and Walkers; Choosing the Right Mobility Aids

Walkers can come in many shapes and sized. With so many different designs and features it can be a little confusing at times when trying to decide which one is the best for you or ...
What Are The Benefits Of A Profiling Bed?

What Are The Benefits Of A Profiling Bed?

This article explores the uses for profiling/nursing beds in a time when a lot of the developed world is shifting towards an aging population. Find more information on what the great uses are for a profiling bed.
Vertical Wheelchair Platform Lifts Designed For Indoor and Outdoor Uses

Vertical Wheelchair Platform Lifts Designed For Indoor and Outdoor Uses

Mobility impaired persons can now overcome the limitations of moving around freely with the aid of vertical platform lift that is intended for indoors and outdoor uses. Apart from offices and residential buildings, these platform lifts are also used in different commercial settings such as schools,
Purchasing Used Wheelchairs

Purchasing Used Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are common items that many people use when they need help getting anywhere. Learn how purchasing them used can save you a great deal of money.
Assistive Technology for Nonverbal Autistics

Assistive Technology for Nonverbal Autistics

Assistive technology opens up a new world of communication for nonverbal autistics. It allows them to express their desires, needs and wants in a nonverbal manner others can understand. The same technology can help nonverbal autistics improve their academic, motivation, organization and social skill
The Great Technology of Motorized Wheelchairs

The Great Technology of Motorized Wheelchairs

Motorized wheelchairs were probably the greatest invention of the 20th century as far as people who are wheel chair bound are concerned. The technology opened up new possibilities for them when they no longer had to rely on someone else to wheel them around. Even those with the abilities to power a
Wide Shoes For Men With Bunions

Wide Shoes For Men With Bunions

Many people suffer from the discomfort of bunions. Due to the lateral positioning of the big toe, it may be unnaturally bound in an uncomfortable position and this may cause the tissue to become inflamed ...
10 Questions You Need To Ask Before Purchasing LTC Insurance

10 Questions You Need To Ask Before Purchasing LTC Insurance

Being knowledgeable about the long term care insurance policy you are about to buy is going to be an important task that you must do if you want to have the best kind of insurance ...
Adapting Your Bathroom to Suit Elderly or Disabled Relatives

Adapting Your Bathroom to Suit Elderly or Disabled Relatives

As family members get older, their movements and mobility might become more difficult than before. This can often lead to a higher risk of falls especially in the home. Whether a loved one suffers from weaker bones, a lack of muscular strength or any other physical disability, there are some adaptat
Supplemental Security Income Tips for Children

Supplemental Security Income Tips for Children

Children who have a medically determinable physical or mental impairment may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income if they meet certain criteria set by the Social Security Administration. Tessa Walker, founder and President of CH Consulting, shares her tips for working through the application
Wheelchair Van Safety

Wheelchair Van Safety

All vehicles should be safe so the passengers are protected from harm; however, when vans that transport wheelchair users must meet special standards, especially to protect the users from fire after a crash. While not mandatory, it is best that the chair itself be the type that can be secured to the