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What can I do to be an advocate for the disabled?

What can I do to be an advocate for the disabled?

Speak Up...: As an 'advocate' i find the best advice is to be a voice for those whose voice gets lost. Assist and be supportive in any way that you can; but continue to be proactive in your support and never be fearful of taking it to the next level. As long as you have someone's best interests at heart you will never be faulted for your 'advocacy' and for doing the right thing. ...Read more

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Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Why should I continue to travel if i'm disabled?

Because it's fun: Traveling to new places and meeting new people can be fun. If you are disabled you will need a little advance planning to make sure your adaptive equipment will work well. Many helpful websites can give you ideas about destinations and handling disabilities while traveling. ...Read more

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Is there any legitimate pain nanagement doctors still careing and advocating for legitimate pain patients?

Is there any legitimate pain nanagement doctors still careing and advocating for legitimate pain patients?

Yes: There are several pain management centers. Good ones have a multidisciplinary approach, and may include providers from orthopedics, interventional radiology, psychiatry, and specialist in pain management.Some people may not be surgical candidates or respond to epidurals etc, and simply need medication. Signed contracts, random urine testing may be required, but do not be offended if you need tx. ...Read more

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How do I obtain disabled parking?

Are you disable?: Contact your driver license office , they will provide a form that must be completed by your physician and take it back to the d.L office , then they will provide you the sticker for your car. ...Read more

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What beds are made for disabled people?

Hospital beds: Hospital beds may be helpful for disabled people, but there are not specific beds for "disabled people". ...Read more

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What organizations support disabled children?

What organizations support disabled children?

UCP: United cerebral palsy is a great resource central and help all children with disabilities, not just cerebral palsy. They would be a great resource for you and your child. ...Read more

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How are support workers for the disabled trained?

Vocational programs: Persons wanting to learn how to help disabled persons, from a health perspective, probably get trained as nursing aides or nursing assistants. These are vocational programs, many times offered by schools that also train medical assistants. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm disabled and need advice.?

Re-post: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. ...Read more

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Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Could it be bad that im disgusted by disabled people?

Disgust: The response of disgust often resembles similar feelings about one's own self, projected towards others. It's a way people can feel themselves to be "better than" others, and discharges insecurities. I won't put a value judgment on your feeling this way, but it will certainly interfere with your relationships. Disabled people may live more fulfilling lives than you do. ...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