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.
Nick Vujicic epitomizes the power of positive thought. No arms, no legs? No problem! Includes a biography, images, videos, and links.
I was shocked when I had a mini-stroke (TIA) - it was an unnerving experience. Little did I know, worse news was to follow.
Disability is not inability. We've seen physically challenged persons doing things even much better than able bodied. We should help those with special needs so that they live a normal life.
ROLE OF BRAIN IN LEARNING AND LEARNING DISABILITIES” Definition • Learning is acquiring new knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences and may involve synthesizing different types of information. •...
This is a very hard and difficult time for any parent or family member that would have to do something like this. Has it happen that you recently found out that your 18 or 19 year old child has a mental illness and no...
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.
As a pediatric OT, people would say to me “I could never do that! It would be heartbreaking working with handicapped kids.” It’s actually easy, because kids don’t feel sorry for themselves.
This article reviews some of the difficulties experienced by mandated reporters of abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
What is it like to go blind? My own personal story of drifting into the realm of the blind.