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ADA Nationwide Roadside Assistance
Patricia Kosta believes that people who are disabled are especially vulnerable to the dangers and hardships that roadside emergencies present. Due to her remarkable insight, she has found a solution available to prevent and/or resolve such difficulties.
An Overview of Arthrogryposis
Arthrogryposis can be literally translated from Greek as meaning, “curved joint”. The term encompasses a group of rare conditions that include joint contractures and often muscles that are developed abnormally.
Confront Your New Disability
There is no understanding what it means when a new diagnosis of a permanent disability has been given unless you have been there. Like any life-altering event, there are a series of emotional hurdles like shock, denial, anger and eventually acceptance.
Deaf Survivors of the Holocaust
It is estimated that at least 17,000 deaf Germans were sterilized or killed during the Holocaust. However, there were survivors and due to the extensive research and work done by historians, we have some of those stories of inspiration.
It is estimated that about 60 million people in the world play golf regularly on approximately 31,000 golf courses. Currently only 10 percent of people with disabilities play golf, while another 35 percent would like to play.
The Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
As a joint project, the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities formed The Tennessee Disability Pathfinder. Its mission is to provide information about resources for people with disabilities, their fami
Independent Medication Management
Managing your own medications means more than just knowing what to take and when to take it. It also means becoming your own advocate about what you are taking and why.
Kruger National Park Accessible Tours
Safari! Who hasn’t had the desire to do that? Kruger National Park in South Africa has become a top spot for the greatest in accessible wildlife tours.
NAIST Develops Robot That Dresses Humans
The Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) in Japan has created the first robot system that helps with dressing.The development is very significant in that robot technology is being researched to improve quality of life issues for the elderly and disabled.
ADA Regulations for ATMs
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issued accessibility guidelines for the banking industry in 2004. It was not until 2010 when the Department of Justice actually issued the regulations regarding automated teller machines (ATM) making compliance no longer voluntary.
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