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5 secret symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

5 secret symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
Here are 5 secret symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease every family caregiver and health care professional should know:

  • Loss of smell– Early in the course of the disease, many people with PD report a loss of olfaction or sense of smell. This happens slowly without the patient noticing and may occur several years before diagnosis. Difficulty detecting and discerning different odors is typically…

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Top Tips For Helping A Student With A Disability Settle Into a University

Top Tips For Helping A Student With A Disability Settle Into a University

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Waving a child off to university for the first time is never easy. But if they also happen to have a disability, either physical or mental, the practical aspects of letting go become even more complicated.

Where possible, encourage your child to take the lead in establishing what your role should be. Finding ways to communicate about what they hope to achieve from their time at university, and…

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Wheelchair Motorcycle : A New Kind of Mobility

If you have limited mobility due to a disability, you may think riding a motorcycle is simply out of the question. As the leader in mobility features and transportation for people with disabilities, Automotive Innovations takes that as a challenge. Believe it or not, there are several motorcycles that have been developed including one built from a BMW motorcycle that is made with the specific…

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NEMEDA Local Hero Contest – Enter or Vote Today!

NEMEDA Local Hero Contest – Enter or Vote Today!
May 2014 is National Mobility Awareness Month

National Mobility Awareness Month is dedicated to showing the world how people with disabilities can live active, mobile lifestyles.

Did you know?

  • Over 18 million people in the U.S. and Canada have mobility issues
  • People with disabilities constitute the largest minority group in the United States and the only group anyone can become a member of at…

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How to adapt your pre-owned vehicle to meet your needs after a stroke

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Easy Car Makeovers for Adaptive Driving

Driving after a stroke is often a major concern for survivor’s and their loved ones. It prompts many questions about ability, safety and vehicle options. Often times, the physical disadvantages that result from stroke can compromise a survivor’s ability to operate their vehicle.

Advances in the vehicle modification industry have introduced new driving…

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