Support for Individuals/Families of the Disabled
Here we explore the relationship between staff, consumers and management of day programs for people with developmental disabilities and how the programs can run more efficiently and smoothly.
This article discusses Virginia’s sponsored residential program for people with intellectual disabilities and why it can be the best alternative to a group home placement.
Adult Sensory Processing Disorder (ASPD) is a relatively new category of sensory disease although the problem itself is far from new. Those adults that grew up in the days before this problem was identified were often...
In our aging society more and more family members are finding themselves cast in the role of caregiver for a family member. It is important therefore to be aware of the signs and symptoms of what has come to be known...
The partners of disabled people can also be effected in different ways from being in a relationship with that person.Sometimes the relationship started when both of the people were able bodied and the other person later...
We explore how to meet challenging behavior of people with developmental disabilities.
Does your child with autism cry inconsolably and you don't know how to help them? This article reviews commonly overlooked reasons for constant crying and offers suggestions to solve the problem.
This article reviews some of the difficulties experienced by mandated reporters of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Shopping in a Supermarket with a Mobility Cart can be stressful. Are Shoppers with disabilities being short changed by Tesco's Supermarket because they don't provide enough wheelchairs for customers?
Family caregivers receive too much advice and not enough help. There are opportunities to help, and guidelines for helping. There is also free training available for those who need a push to help.
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