Posts Tagged 'awareness'

Why So SAD?

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to season changes.  It can affect anyone however it is more common in Women 15 to 55 years of age.   The risk of getting a first diagnosis of SAD will decrease as you age.   SAD can also carry the name of Winter Depression or Seasonal Depression. 

Posted by Windy Wills Dec 25, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Tis’ the Season to be…

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At this time of the year as we look to buys gifts and decide who has been naughty and who has been nice. Let’s not forget to check ourselves.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 23, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

How Hiring People with Disabilities Helps Your Company

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A company is always better when it hires people from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. One way to help your company increases its diversity while becoming a better place to work is to hire people who have disabilities. Whether an employee is missing a limb, suffers from Down Syndrome or has trouble walking or talking, that person could still be a talented worker and an asset to the team.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 21, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

Change Coming to College Wheelchair Basketball

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I hope this finds you well and that you are enjoying this holiday season. It has been a while since I posted, as I have been busy with work and completing another semester of graduate school.

Posted by Phillip Crain Dec 17, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

The benefits of handcycling!

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Cycling is fast becoming an exercise of choice for many people all over the world for a number of reasons. It is not only a preferred method of exercising your upper and lower limbs but it is also a form of recreation for many people. In addition to that, it is also a method of transportation for a number of people all over the world.

Posted by Charles Ingram Dec 15, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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December 10th is Human Rights Day, the annual recognition of the 1948 adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. As one of the core documents of the UN – among other things, it defines basic things like “human rights” that are frequently referenced elsewhere – the UDHR remains one of the most important documents in the world.

Posted by Mark Kirkpatrick Dec 10, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Why Benefits Are Denied

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Being diagnosed with a disability can be stressful and frightening as well. There are many health and life issues to deal with, it can be  multiplied by the financial worries that often accompany people with a disability especially if it prevents you from continuing your job.

Posted by Rachel Oliver Dec 09, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Nutrition During The Holiday Season

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Its tricky sticking to your healthy eating plan over the holiday season, especially when the treats are so readily available on the counter.  With so many temptations to gorge on cookie trays and reasons to skip exercise routines, how on earth will you ever stay motivated to stick to your plan this winter? 

Posted by Rebecca Cline Dec 07, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

Why Hire A Person with a Physical Disability?

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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.

Posted by Zyana Morris Nov 27, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

November: National Family Caregivers Month

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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.

Posted by Rebecca Cline Nov 25, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment