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The case for inclusive design

As a totally blind person (and a Rica Trustee), I am not surprised at the results of our research on the lack of accessible central heating controls …

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Mobility scooters on buses

<b>Some smaller mobility scooter models can now be taken on low-floor buses. Here we explain how to get permission and which scooters are suitable.</b><p>You …

Clusters of 'Broken Hearts' Linked to Natural Disasters

New research has discovered dramatic spikes in cases of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also called broken heart syndrome, in Vermont and Missouri after …

Munchy Ball Pond Jump Bug Munching Game

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>educational game to work on fine motor skills<p>squeezing the ball to open his mouth works on hand strengthening<p>4 …

Pediatric/School Based OT/PT Blog Posts

'Cyberathlon' will see disabled athletes compete in powered exoskeleton races

Massive sporting events like the Olympics are becoming increasingly tech-charged, but the games themselves remain unchanged for the most part. A new event called Cybathlon, however, wishes to fully integrate technology into its events, for what's billed as "The Championship for Robot-Assisted …

Did the Paralympics affect public perceptions of disability? - Clear Company

Research by <b>United Response</b>, a national charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities, has …

UnityPoint -St. Luke’s Hospital has a new tool to help individuals with paralysis be more independent.

UnityPoint -St. Luke’s Hospital has a new tool to help individuals with paralysis be more independent.<p>The hospital's rehabilitation department now …

Writing Charms

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Pack of 5 charms<p>facilitate a mature grasp on a pencil<p>The Writing Charms can be used alongside your favorite …

Going to College with a Disability

<i>by Eva Sweeney, Hannah Langlie, Julie McGinnity and GimpGirl Community</i>Transitioning from adolescence to college (or university) life is scary at …

Social Media 101: SM in a Healthcare Setting

<b>Published on</b> March 19th, 2014 | <i>from CAMH Education</i><p>Social Media in a Healthcare Setting<p><b>CAMH New Media</b> with support from the CIHR Grant KDE-119654, <i>Why</i> …

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Best Ever No-Cook Play Dough Recipe!

How to make the best ever, no-cook play dough recipe in just 4 minutes, that will lasts for 6 months!<p>The other day I slightly modified our usual …

Dear Teacher: What Families of Kids with Special “Isms” Wish We Could Tell You | Special-ism

This article may contain affiliate links.<p>I have the utmost respect for anyone who undertakes the noble profession of educating children. Teaching can …

How have things changed for disabled people in the last 20 years?

This year marks 20 years since we changed our name to Scope.<p>As we look back at the last 20 years, how do you think things have changed for disabled …

Stress relief from laughter? It's no joke

Whether you're guffawing at a sitcom on TV or quietly giggling at a newspaper cartoon, laughing does you good. Laughter is a great form of stress …

68 Trojans presenting at 2014 AOTA conference

Mar 26, 2014, in General News<p>Congratulations to the 68 USC Trojan faculty, alumni, students and staff who presented at the 2014 Conference of the …

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Diabetes and Incontinence, What's the Connection?

Diabetes and Incontinence are connected.<p><b>Diabetes and incontinence are connected, having diabetes increases the risk and severity of both fecal and</b> …

What Happens to Our Brains When We Exercise and How It Makes Us Happier

Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and more. At …