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Doctor insights on: How Can I Not Feel Lonely As A Disabled Person

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How can I help a disabled person prepare meals?

How can I help a disabled person prepare meals?

Meals on Wheels: Helping a disabled person prepare meals is a complicated topic and depends on the disability. I want to help by sending you to the website for "Meals on Wheels". This is a service that brings meals to disabled people and the elderly. The City of Boston also has links to these services and elderly nutrition programs. http://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org http://www.cityofboston.gov/elderly/healthfit ...Read more

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What are politically correct terms to call a disabled person?

There are many: There are probably many politically correct terms used to describe the disabled. One term i hear frequently is "differently abled.". ...Read more

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Could a disabled person have any animal as a service animal, by law?

Could a disabled person have any animal as a service animal, by law?

No: Service animals are almost exclusively dogs (w exception of miniature horses). Emotional support animals are not restricted by species (dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, miniature pig, monkey, snake, hedgehog, rat, mouse, bird, etc.). ...Read more

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How do I transition smoothly from school to work as a disabled person?

New beginnings!: Transitions are always a tricky time in life no matter what type of "abled" you are! your school should have a team that is set up to help you with this transition. There are also typically a number of community resources available to help. Reach out of your friends and family as well to let them know how they can support you during this time of changes and new beginnings! good luck! ...Read more

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How can a pet help a disabled person?

How can a pet help a disabled person?

Pet for disabled: Many disabled persons suffer from loneliness and depression. A pet that can give unconditional love to its owner can be of great benefit and improve the quality of life for the diabled one. The proper pet can give hours of joy to its owner and tnns of love. ...Read more

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How can I be more social as a disabled person?

Get out and have fun: Many communities have adult social centers and shuttles to get to them. Or you could look online for a local group doing something you enjoy. Once you know the members, meet up with them in a public place (carefully!). However you do it, to be social you've got to meet people, and that means getting out of the house. If you need help, find a buddy to go with you, or alternate several for backup. ...Read more

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How can I stay safe in my home as a disabled person?

How can I stay safe in my home as a disabled person?

Accomodation: Depending on the type and extent of your disability, there are a number of things that can be done to modify your home to allow you to continue to live there. There are also companies that can provide home-health services to help care for you. Your doctor should be able to point you in the right direction if this is what you want. ...Read more

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How am I vulnerable as a disabled person in my home?

How am I vulnerable as a disabled person in my home?

Vulnerable to ??: What? Falls? Injury? Infectious disease? Crime? Probably yes, but with precautions and appropriate assistance there is no reason that you can't be safe healthy and happy on your home. ...Read more

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