Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition that is more frequently referred to by a lot of people as white finger. While many people are not aware of this, white finger is a problem that can affect men and women who work in environments that involve tools that vibrate. As a matter of fact, it is actually […]
Dr. Marcia Scherer and Ms. Shelley Ducatt discuss how to interact with people who have a disability. Dr. Scherer is author of the book Living in the State of Stuck: How Assistive Technology Impacts the Lives of People with Disabilities. She is the director of the Institute for Matching Person and Technology and Associate Professor […]
Powers of attorney for healthcare decision making are a valuable tool to ensure that your medical wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated and unable to express your desires. Unpleasant decisions, but this document relieves your loved ones from the emotional burden of having to make those decisions by themselves.
Plantar Fasciitis is a common term heard very frequently these days. Millions of people are suffering from plantar fasciitis, with people in their fifties affected the most. This pain is felt in two sections of the foot, under the heel and in the back of the heel. Plantar fasciitis occurs due to being overweight and […]
I am a lot of things to many people. Daughter. Sister. Best friend. Writer. Columnist. Blogger. Oh, yeah, and I have a physical disability, too. Yes, I know that might sound a bit strange. To list one’s disability as a footnote of sorts, but that’s how I’ve come to view my disability. I was born […]