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The Bracelet Of Hope

Posted on May 10, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Stories of autistic kids wandering away or sometimes running away are not unheard of. About half of autistic children are prone to wandering, according to research published in 2012 in the journal of Pediatrics, and back when this research was published in 2012, wandering had led to the deaths of more than 60 autistic children since 2008.

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Hope For Education

Posted on May 10, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Come join me on a little stroll down the dust ridden lanes of Girirajpura, a small village in SawaiMadhopur region of Rajasthan India. The mud houses lining the street are small, mostly one room establishments. The village population is somewhere between 500 to 1000 people. On a typical summer day when the temperatures soar to 100 degree Fahrenheit, you can still find groups of little boys.

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Remember Mom on Mother’s Day

Posted on May 06, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Every second Sunday in May, we set aside a special day to remember and honor our moms. It doesn’t need to be something major, but we should all make it a point to honor the woman who gave birth to us and raised us into the people we are today. It’s just a simple way to respect and honor all the sacrifices she made so that we can be happy and grow up to become better people.

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Wheelchair Cushions: Make the Right Choice

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Many people need to use a wheelchair in order to maintain their mobility and independence. This inevitably presents a potential problem to the user: pressure points. Below is a great diagram to illustrate how those in wheelchairs face multiple pressure points. To avoid these, it’s important to choose the right seating cushion for your chair and need.

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Going the Ergonomic Way - Ergonomic Aids

Posted on Apr 22, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

The term ergonomic basically means designed for efficacy, ease, and comfort in the working environment. The world has switched to ergonomic appliances and devices so as to ease the process of rehabilitation and making patients more comfortable. In the health sector, technology has helped us develop ergonomic aids that are specially designed to improve the process of rehabilitation.

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All about Motor Disabilities

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Motor disabilities are physical impairments that can impede movement, coordination, or sensation. They include weaknesses and lack of muscle control. Motor disabilities are a result of injuries to one or more of the most important parts of the body. There are two types of disabilities based on the kind of injury sustained by the body.

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Using a Sensory Wrap for Vestibular Swing

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Autism is a broad term for a variety of developmental disorders. Children on the autism spectrum can suffer from lack of verbal development, problems focusing, or even a lack of fine motor skill development. One problem children may encounter is the need to stimulate their vestibular system. Sensory integration therapy can utilize the play activity of swinging to help children.

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What is Ostomy?

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 by

An ostomy is an artificial opening which is surgically created in the abdominal region to discharge body wastes. Temporary ostomy allows the organ to heal whereas permanent ostomy removes the organ altogether.

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Exercising Your Hand and Fingers

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The ability to have a firm grasp on the world around us cannot be emphasized enough, but doing so without pain is even more important. Sometimes due to an injury or arthritis we can experience diminished range of motion and a higher level of pain over time. Your doctor may want you to visit with an occupational therapist in order to evaluate any loss of dexterity or strength.

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Honey Dressings: Sweet!!

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The treatment of acute or chronic wounds can have a multitude of solutions. This can have your head spinning when it comes to choosing the right dressing for your wound. It is widely accepted that a moist wound bed heals better. Many dressings incorporate silver compounds. One option that has been around for a while is the use of honey dressing.

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