Posts by Alana

Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Traveling

A lot of restaurants, stores, and transportation have become more accessible for people who use wheelchairs today. But, there are still a lot of places in America and other parts of the world that are still not fully wheelchair accessible. But this does not necessarily mean that people who use wheelchairs cannot enjoy an amazing vacation. It is important to plan a vacation that will work for you...

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Vacationing with Disabilities

Vacationing with Disabilities

Traveling with disabilities can be challenging, especially when you want to incorporate sightseeing and exploration into your trip. Instead of simplifying your vacation, try looking into a completely different approach. Train tours and vacations are increasingly popular for individuals with disabilities. A train vacation can take you across the country or even around different parts of the world...

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Best Time to Go to Hurghada

Best Time to Go to Hurghada

Egypt holidays offer a fantastic mid-haul destination from the UK, with its coastal resorts open for business year-round. Hurghada, known for its spectacular coral reefs and excellent tourist facilities, boasts sun-drenched days during both summer and winter, and with an average annual temperature of 29C and practically no rainfall, it’s a haven for those in search of long blissful hours on the...

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Pennsylvania Girl Requests Inclusive American Girl Doll

Pennsylvania Girl Requests Inclusive American Girl Doll

Melissa Shang, 10, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, has petitioned American Girl to create a doll with physical disabilities. Shang has Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a form of muscular dystrophy, and uses a wheelchair. She says, “Disabled girls are American girls too,” and that “American Girls are supposed to represent all the girls that make up American history… that includes disabled girls.”...

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Does Premature Birth Increase the Likelihood of Adult Disability?

Does Premature Birth Increase the Likelihood of Adult Disability?

The National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden conducted a study that involved about half a million individuals who were born between 1973 and 1979. Of this control group, about four fifths were full term births, about twenty thousand were born moderately pre-term, and three thousand were very pre-term. The study showed there was a direct correlation between disability among young adults and...

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