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January 23, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Moebius Syndrome

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  • March 15, 2018

    Living With Chronic Illness - A Post Diagnosis Guide

    Table of ContentsWhat is a chronic illness?​Chronic Illness DefinitionAcute Illness Vs Chronic Illness - What's the difference? Types of Chronic Illness​Is Chronic Illness a Disability? Coping With Chronic Illness​​Stages of Coping with A Diagnosis Coping Strategies for Chronic IllnessBuilding your support networkManaging Your Health​​Self-care​​ Chronic Illness & Mental Health​​Depression and Chronic Illness​How to cope with depressionPost Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ​ What is a...

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  • January 15, 2018

    Accessibility Around The World | How Do Popular Cities Measure Up?

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  • November 8, 2017

    32 Hobbies & Activities Modified for Arthritis

    Arthritis is an umbrella term that refers to joint inflammation and its associated rheumatic symptoms. There are over 200 rheumatic diseases identified by this term, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and fibromyalgia. Although it’s most common in the elderly, it can strike at any age.All arthritic conditions can cause pain, swelling, stiffness and difficulty moving joints, but the severity may...

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  • February 7, 2017

    Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Heart Health?

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  • November 22, 2016

    Making A Positive Awareness In The Media: 12 Actors With Disabilities

    The awareness of disabilities and long-term illnesses in the media has risen considerably in the last few years, where actors with disabilities are making a positive impact and landing key roles regardless of their disabilities. There's an ongoing argument where non-disabled actors are playing disabled roles, even though real disabled actors are available, which is particularly evident in Hollywood films...

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  • April 22, 2016

    Don't keep depression under your hat: learn how to manage it effectively

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  • June 23, 2015

    Disabled at School [Infographic]

    A disability can have a hugely significant effect on a child’s experience at school. Many disabled adults describe their experience at school as an ultimately negative one. There are several reasons why those affected by a disability might have a negative experience at school. This includes a lack of awareness among staff and other children; negative attitudes towards disabled pupils...

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  • May 20, 2015

    How to help someone with autism cope with sensory difficulties

    We all know about the five key senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, but balance, and body awareness are also senses that the central nervous system processes to help us make sense of the world around us. Many people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience difficulties in processing the sensory information that we all encounter every day, like sights, sounds, and smells. Continue reading →

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  • May 15, 2015

    Living with Dignity and Disability

    When you think about a disabled person you may picture someone in a wheelchair. In fact, less than eight per cent of disabled people actually require a wheelchair. Many disabilities are invisible, but that doesn't make them any less significant. Whether you were born with your disability, or acquired it later in life due to an accident or illness, every person...

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