Posts Tagged "Disability"

Traveling with Autism

Traveling with Autism

For families with autistic children, travel can be a daunting prospect. Many families choose not to go on vacations or take trips because they believe the disruptions in routine are too much stress to handle. Luckily, there are many resources today that alleviate the pressure that parents in this situation face, and allow autistic children to enjoy vacations in new places. Here are some tips and...

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Miss Iowa Inspires

Miss Iowa Inspires

Nicole Kelly is a beautiful girl with wavy blonde hair and piercing blue eyes. No one would be surprised to see this Iowa sweetheart crowned on the Miss Iowa stage if it wasn’t for one thing: her missing left forearm. The 23 year old University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate was born without her left forearm, and has been dealing with this disability ever since. Regardless of the stares she...

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MTV Talks Hardships

MTV Talks Hardships

MTV has been known for many things in its existence- first music videos, then everything from Newlyweds with Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson to Jersey Shore to Teen Mom. One thing that MTV is not typically known for, though, is tackling a real issue with tact and grace. Against all odds, however, they seem to be doing just that with World of Jenks. World of Jenks, entering its second season,...

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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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Making A Beach Getaway Possible for the Physically Disabled

Making A Beach Getaway Possible for the Physically Disabled

Having a physical disability can make it difficult to participate in a wide range of activities and some of them may be favorite pastimes. So, if you’re physically disabled and you love the beach, you may feel that it is out of reach. However, there is no need for you to view the beach from your patio. You can get the help you need to be brought to the beach and therefore, to the fun that you...

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