Daily Archives: October 24, 2016

How to Support People with Down Syndrome

By | October 24th, 2016|Health|

Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is a genetic disorder in which an individual has a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21. Having this additional genetic material interferes with the development of the individual. Statistics has it that one of every 900 to 1000 babies are born with Down syndrome. In the United States, for [...]

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How to Support People with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities

By | October 24th, 2016|Disable|

Disability is a state in which the ability to perform a particular function is absent. Disability can occur in different ways. And the most pronounced are physical and cognitive impairments. Physical disabilities are physical conditions that impair the daily activities of a person. The term disability has individual variation. What can be seen as an [...]

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Physical and Cognitive Disabilities Support Groups You Can Join

By | October 24th, 2016|Disable|

It is tough having to live in a world where there are no allowances for disabled people. Dealing with disability alone can be draining, tasking and challenging. And if left to continue, may eventually wear you out in the long run. In these type of situations, support groups ensure that this does not happen again. [...]

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How to Teach People with Learning Disabilities

By | October 24th, 2016|Disable|

Most places we go, we find people with learning disabilities. We might not recognize instantly they have it. But with time, we realize that having learning disabilities is a real concept. A learning disability occurs when a person has reduced the intellectual ability to understand certain activities. Individuals who have learning disabilities take longer time [...]

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How Parents Can Find Support for Children with Cognitive Disabilities

By | October 24th, 2016|Disable|

As a parent, it is not easy having a child with any disability. However, some things are inevitable. And sometimes, having a child with disabilities is one of them. In a word, cognitive disabilities are intellectual impairments. It means some part of the brain is not functioning optimally. In a child, this condition affects intellectual [...]

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Helping People with Intellectual Disability Live a Meaningful Life

By | October 24th, 2016|Disable|

Millions of people have an intellectual disability today. These people face many inexplicable challenges according to several studies. In fact, most of them can hardly take care of themselves, let alone make ends meet. However, a significant percentage of individuals with intellectual disability live in community-based organizations. Persons who are considered to be intellectually disabled [...]

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Why Eating Right Is Good for Your Health

By | October 24th, 2016|Diet|

My friend Joe called me last night and began to ask me questions about food choices. I was scared to answer him. You know why? Joe can eat anything as long as its nicknamed food, and I am not exaggerating. Joe is overweight, though he does not like it, he has never been able to [...]

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Can Depression Lead to Suicide?

By | October 24th, 2016|Health|

I had loved Karen so much. In fact, she was a very significant part of my life. Not until recently. Karen had been unable to conceive for me since we got married just two years ago. Six months down the line, she had become to get desperate. She wanted a child, but it just didn’t [...]

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Top International Organizations That Provide Aids for Communities

By | October 24th, 2016|Community|

Across the world, there are hundreds of millions of homeless and poor people spread across various communities of the world. Even though the world has become a civilized haven, a lot of individuals still undergo various forms of sufferings daily. Currently, the world is witnessing a pathetic surge in the number of refugees from war-torn [...]

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How the Community Affects Its Residents

By | October 24th, 2016|Community|

Who are we in our society? How does our community affect us? If these questions have been on your mind for a long time and you have been seeking answers, you will get some in a minute. However, let us tell you some conscious truths so you would be aware of them. Our community speaks [...]

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