HubMob Weekly Topic: Disabilities

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  1. Princessa profile image82
    Princessaposted 13 years ago

    HubMob Weekly Topic: Disabilities

  2. profile image0
    Kathryn LJposted 13 years ago

    Great topic and close to my heart.  Disabilty has many worthwhile issues to explore.  For now, I would like to focus on how able bodied impacts on impairment.  Can't wait to start a hub!

  3. elayne001 profile image82
    elayne001posted 13 years ago

    Story of Baby Lily who was born with spina bifida and her treatments and care. Her family who support and love her very much. read more

  4. elqalatawy profile image45
    elqalatawyposted 13 years ago

    Dyslexic - Dyslexic explains to you what is dyslexia, its symptoms, and how you can correct. read more

  5. ethel smith profile image82
    ethel smithposted 13 years ago

    Having started to lose my eye sight a few years ago the thought of blindness is something I have given plenty of thought. read more

  6. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 13 years ago

    Depression, Disability & mental Illness stigma- Disability is often thought of as being physical you see  people in a wheel chair and you immediately think of incapacity.  Think again A wheel chair does not mean the person is incapacitated so that... read more

  7. raisingme profile image79
    raisingmeposted 13 years ago

    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 as Caregiver Stress Syndrome. read more

  8. vox vocis profile image81
    vox vocisposted 13 years ago

    Sign language is not only for deaf people to learn. One out of every thousand babies born to this world has a hearing disability. It may be a child you know. It may be your or your child´s best friend tomorrow. read more

  9. febriedethan profile image76
    febriedethanposted 13 years ago  I love dogs, my parents have dogs and many of my friends love dogs. Dogs are always make me smile and entertaining. Many of us have realized the benefits to have dog. Not just entertaining parts, but dogs also may become our... read more

  10. Bob Ewing profile image63
    Bob Ewingposted 13 years ago

    I have Type 2 diabetes and this can have an impact on your eyes, because of this the doctor who examined my eyes and confirmed the presence of floaters referred me to a specialist. read more

  11. raisingme profile image79
    raisingmeposted 13 years ago

    For a caregiver to avoid what is coming to be known as Caregiver Stress Syndrome (Caregiver Burnout) it is vital that they have a network of support not only from the health community but from family and friends as well.  As a friend or family... read more

  12. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Great and Famous Musicians Who Have Hearing Disabilities. Amazing isn't it, because in order for one to be a good musician, you need to hear, because how can you hear the melodies when you are hearing impaired. Sweet are the words and the sounds we... read more

  13. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Motivations and Inspirational Words and Quotes For People with Disabilities. Finding the words and motivations in life when you are disable is difficult specially for those who have been active before and for some reasons are now disabled. They... read more

  14. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Walk-In Bathtubs for People with Physical Disabilities. I was just thinking about this as I love hydrotherapy. Water serves as therapy for many people, including all ages, men, women and pregnant women and those who have disabilities.The power to... read more

  15. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 13 years ago

    Disability.  How lifestyle can effect disability. read more

  16. Cari Jean profile image88
    Cari Jeanposted 13 years ago

    Families who are directly affected by disability are often under stress and feel isolated. Family Retreats is a Christ-centered ministry that offers these families hope. read more

  17. raisingme profile image79
    raisingmeposted 13 years ago

    If accountants don’t grow old but simply lose their balance;and lawyers never grow old, they just lose their appeal; and doctors don’t grow old they just lose their patience; and if old blonds never fade away, they simply dye away then what... read more

  18. rmcrayne profile image90
    rmcrayneposted 13 years ago

    People with disabilities often have misconceptions about power mobility.  They may delay the decision to transition to a motorized wheelchair, thinking that it will somehow make them “more disabled” or “less independent”.  Power mobility increases independence, thereby decreasing the impact on quality of life. read more

  19. viking305 profile image93
    viking305posted 13 years ago

    Service Dogs for autistic children.   Assistance Dogs help kids with  Autism Spectrum Disorder. read more

  20. ns1209 profile image64
    ns1209posted 13 years ago

    Wheelchair basketball is a sport based around basketball but is designed for disabled people in wheelchairs.  Wheelchair basketball is one of the major disabled sports played.  It is estimated that over... read more

  21. rmcrayne profile image90
    rmcrayneposted 13 years ago

    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. read more

  22. raisingme profile image79
    raisingmeposted 13 years ago

    If you are a good dog owner you take good care of your dog.  You love him, feed him, train him, play with him, take him for walks and look after him when he's sick. But, how do you know if your dog cares about you?  He trusts you, you provide food... read more

  23. febriedethan profile image76
    febriedethanposted 13 years ago

    These people are really amazing, they really have hearts for disabled people in Indonesia. They're not wealthy or extraordinary people, just a simple person with extraordinary heart. Indonesia call them the silent heroes. These are "abnormal"... read more

  24. Princessa profile image82
    Princessaposted 13 years ago

    Access Africa was established based on the personal experiences of a spinal injury traveller.  Access Africa  include facilities and services which benefit from first hand experience of the demands and frustrations when travelling with a disability abroad. Access Africa can tailor your holidays according to your personal needs. read more

  25. alekhouse profile image73
    alekhouseposted 13 years ago

    I have written several articles here on hubpages about my assistant, Kari, who works for me at my bed and breakfast: House For Sale, Keeping it All Together, and Broken Dishes. She exhibits several behaviors which prevent her from functioning on a... read more

  26. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Maybe you have heard of Erik Weihenmayer already, a blind man starting at the age 13, and is the first blind man to climb the highest mountains in the world -- the so called seven summits of the world, the Mt. Everest included. Blind at a very young... read more

  27. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Mobility Aids 101: Walking Aids, Cane, Crutches, Walkers, Wheelchairs and Scooters for People with Physical Disability. Mobility aids are instruments which are designed to assist walking or make an improvement for those who have difficulties walking... read more

  28. alexandriaruthk profile image61
    alexandriaruthkposted 13 years ago

    Walkers for Those Who Have Mobility Problems or Physically Disabled. When I was still married, I used to take care of an elderly - my father in law who suffered stroke and was partially disabled from waist down and during those times, there were no... read more

  29. Pamela99 profile image90
    Pamela99posted 13 years ago

    Strokes are explained fully in this article to aid in the understanding of possible causes; what to do in an emergency; symptoms of the different types of strokes caused by a hemorrhage or ischemia. read more

  30. Pamela99 profile image90
    Pamela99posted 13 years ago

    This article includes the causes of strokes and theimmediate treatment for a stroke and all of the stroke risk factors. Risk factors for strokes and rehabilitation are also described in detail. read more

  31. nasus loops profile image66
    nasus loopsposted 13 years ago

    I am lucky that in so far in my short 31 years I have stayed
    healthy and the only people I have had to care for are my husband, mother and
    young healthy 2year old son.  However,
    many people are not this lucky, many adults, old and young are affected... read more

  32. rmcrayne profile image90
    rmcrayneposted 13 years ago

    It seems that handicapped children and adults make us uneasy.  We avoid looking and them and talking to them.  As an OT, I have known many handicapped people, and I can assure you they do not bite, and disability is not contagious.  Just say hello! read more

  33. Money Glitch profile image62
    Money Glitchposted 13 years ago

    Speak with anyone that is disable and you will find that
    there are obstacles that still hinder them from doing all the things they are
    capable of doing for themselves.  Assistive Technology for the Disabled
    reveals some of the assistive technology... read more


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