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Helpful Gadgets Under $50

Our abilities change with age and disabilities. It can be near impossible to do some things. But help is here in the form of gadgets and gizmos. Google the ones you’re interested in. (Prices below are suggested retail and may vary.) HandyBar…
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Update on Traveling With a Service Animal

On March 15, 2011, the Americans with Disabilities Act changed the definition of a “service animal” as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. The rule states…
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5 Tips to Make Caregiving Easier

  Five tips will make a caregiver’s duties flow a little smoother: Learning about the condition, having the right equipment, seeking out support groups, accepting help when it is offered and patience, patience, patience. 1. Knowledge…
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Exercise with Team Sports for People with Disabilities

From extreme sports to wheelchair fencing (or rugby or tennis), there’s a team sport for those with disabilities. Most have been modified specifically for those with disabilities, including quadriplegia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy,…