As the famous saying goes “the only disability in life is a bad attitude” therefore disability is just a matter of your perception. The world is advancing and has made some remarkable developments to open its doors to everyone, including the travelers with health disability. All the travel freaks and adventure buffs can take advantage of what the world has to offer and go on, an exploring mission without thinking about his/her disability by following these simple tips that will help them manage their health disabilities while traveling to a foreign land. After all, no disability should stop you from discovering what the world has in store.
A person with a physical disability is viewed by many as different. Thus, a fear or stereotype can exist that people with disabilities are not able to deliver the desired results when it comes to the professional context. However, it is very essential to come to terms with the fact that all of us have been solely created by the Creator for a specific purpose. If He has bereft them of a certain human feature, they are bound to have some extraordinary quality or skill that distinguishes them from the rest. This is how the natural decorum of things goes about. It is human nature that one strives for perfection and wouldn’t want to settle for anything else other than the best. However, accepting someone with a different perspective may turn out to be beneficial in the long run. Following are some concrete reasons to hire people with physical disability.
- Breaking Stereotypes
Contrary to the popular belief that people with disabilities are “special” people and are looked upon with a pitiful eye and sympathy. Take the initiative, to break the general stereotype and include people with physical disabilities in the hiring and recruiting process. Do they not have equal rights? Do they not have the right to get an education and be employed? You do not need to treat them with special care or concern; you are simply hiring the right person for the right job, who inadvertently happen to have a disability. A physical impairment doesn’t necessarily mean that they cannot execute job responsibilities. A person with a disability can also have a creative mind, which give dynamic and breakthrough ideas. Their contribution carries the same importance as any other employee can drive a company towards organizational success.
- Socially Responsible Corporate Image
Any socially responsible act on the part of the company can do wonders for the company’s corporate image. In this highly competitive talent-hungry market, missing out on any opportunity to acquire note-worthy talent due to an apparent disability would be unethical. Viewing this from a public relations viewpoint will help us understand the unfathomable benefit it can bring along. This way you will be incorporating a more diverse workforce and creating an environment of equality and contributing positively to the talent pool.
- Boosts workplace morale and productivity
Companies following a policy of hiring a person with a physical disability people eventually realize that they are inviting a unique skill set and level of knowledge and expertise into their organization. A person with a disability has the talent to focus on their strength with far more concentration. To achieve excellence a person with a disability is highly motivated and determined to which resoluteness of purpose is a driving force. To do justice to their work responsibilities, they often adopt a very practical and energy-efficient approach, making them goal-oriented.
If the employees feel that they are being treated fairly and supported by their organizations, they owe their loyalty to the company. This eventually boosts workplace morale and productivity.
A couple winters ago, it was time for Nonno (“grandfather” in Italian) to have his back surgery. So we took him for the procedure; unfortunately, the surgery did not go as well as planned, and Nonno suffered a malicious spinal cord injury. Now paralyzed from the waist down, Nonno had to adjust and transition into the wheelchair life.
Over the years, diabetes care has become relatively easier. Thanks to the newer technology, which allows advancement in the diabetes medical field, diabetic patients today are in better positions than diabetic patients in the 1980s and 1990s. Things are definitely looking better now for diabetics.
It seems like every day there’s a new natural health trend sweeping the nation. But are you aware of the furriest, most affectionate life change that can lead to a healthier life? Multiple studies have shown that owning a pet actually has both lifestyle and physical benefits. Here are five ways adopting a pet can lead to a healthier life:
As the days start getting cooler outside, it can be tempting to stay inside and munch on snacks while sipping on rich, high calorie beverages. While it is important to ensure we’re making time for ourselves to relax, we may not notice that we’re adding quite a few extra calories to our daily intake, and not necessarily getting outside as much to burn them off. But, don’t despair. With a little creativity and effort, there’s always a way to make sure we get to treat ourselves, while maintaining a healthy body and mind especially when fighting a serious illness like cancer.
On November 16, I will be celebrating the United Nation’s International Day for Tolerance by doing what I usually fail to do; I will pack away my assumptions in my bag when I interact with people. This conscious effort is difficult for someone who looks different compared to the societal norm, someone with a physical disability or someone who can’t interact in a socially acceptable way because of their limitations is daily confronted with intolerance.
In my 35 years as a quad amputee physical activity has been the main reason for my weight maintaining a consistent variable. This has been advantages for me staying active. The problem at times has been trying to find the time, activities or just exercises in general to maintain and advance my physical fitness. With over 54 million people with disabilities and only a few being physically fit, I fall into a category in which secondary health conditions can be an issue as I advance in my age. Hence, it is imperative that I develop, maintain and increase my physical fitness regimen.
When people think of the causes of joint pain, they think of the common causes including injuries, bone loss, or old age. However, the cause of your annoying joint pain could be stemming from bacteria in your gut. Don’t believe it? Keep reading to see the facts on microbiome bacteria and joint pain.