December 20, 2014

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Seaweed Nutrition is Super Beneficial

Seaweed Nutrition is Super BeneficialWhen someone mentions seaweed, most people think about that green stuff that gets washed up on the beach. Others will think about the salads they got in a Japanese restaurant or even maybe in a sushi bar. Only the small percentage of folks will think about the food and how nutritional and healthy seaweed actually is. One short description will tell you a lot about seaweed nutrition, and that description is - perfectly balanced natural food. It's a description people who eat seaweed use because their culture has been using seaweed [more]

The Benefits Of Taking Garcinia Cambogia Supplements

Probably, you are adding more pounds each day and you are at a risk of becoming obese. Well, Garcinia cambogia is currently one of the best weight loss supplements in the market. That said, Garcinia cambogia is a small, pumpkin shaped fruit which has been used since ancient time as medicine in Indonesia and India. Many people wonder and ask themselves the question, is Garcinia safe for weight loss? To this effect many studies have been conducted on Garcinia extract and here is a look at the health benefits of [more]

BRING TO JUSTICE THE SURE WAY

BRING TO JUSTICE THE SURE WAY  You have been an unfortunate victim of a personal injury and you do not know how to go about getting compensated for this. It is perhaps an insurance firm giving you a difficult time or perhaps a hospital who has been negligent or even a doctor who has been careless and in all these cases, you have suffered or perhaps a loved one even lost life. So what is the action to be taken? Who will be able to take your problem to its logical end and give you a [more]

Affordable and Accessible Living with Reduced Mobility

Living with reduced mobility can put added strain on the lives of many people, physically, emotionally and also financially. Especially if you find yourself confined to a wheelchair for all or most of the day, most aspects of our everyday life may need to be adapted to allow you to move around your own home. Luckily though, there is plenty of help out there to help you carry on with normal life as easily as possible, both from the government and from private organisations who understand your needs. No matter [more]

Adjusting to Life in a Wheelchair

When we discuss disability, we often assume that those in question were born with a disability. However, statistically, more than 80% of people with a disability were born without it, meaning that they have to spend time to adjust. Whether you have become disabled due to accident or illness, you may find yourself struggling with your altered lifestyle. This simple guide offers advice on how to best face your new life challenges, and embrace your altered lifestyle. Coping Emotionally Staying positive is a major part of adjusting to life in a wheelchair, and without [more]

Reasonable Adjustments in the Workplace

In the UK, the rights of disabled people are protected under the Equality Act 2010. Workers, in general, must be given access to training opportunities, recreation and refreshment facilities. The purpose of the Equality Act is to ensure that these opportunities and provisions are extended to all persons; that is, the business, company or employer must make reasonable adjustments for disabled persons. This includes not only direct employees but also contractual workers, apprentices, trainees and business partners. In practice, this may often necessitate consultation and collusion to determine what is [more]

Challenges facing those with disabilities

Life with disability is often challenging but with the help and support of national health and local government organisations, charities and relatives, an increasingly large proportion of disabled people are learning to cope with their disability and facing the challenge head on.

How do disabilities affect people?

People are affected by disabilities in different ways, as are their disabled independence. The effects are usually determined by the nature of the individual’s condition but they can also depend on the help and support network available to the individual.

Some people are only mildly affected by their disability, while others will be more seriously affected and will require more attention and care.

Disability and education

Many parents worry about their children going to school and this prospect can be particularly daunting for parents of disabled children.

However, there is lots of advice, help and support available for children at school and the law now requires schools to take steps to promote integration and make changes which will make school life easier for children with disabilities.

This may include making physical changes to the school, providing additional academic support for pupils or introducing more universal activities to the curriculum.
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Disabled independence

Many people with disabilities manage very well living on their own, but they may require help. This may involve a carer or nurse popping in at certain times of the day or the local authority providing funding for special equipment, for example.

There is also financial assistance available from the government for people with disabilities to promote disabled independence, which can help with transport, living and healthcare costs.

Disability and employment

Some people with disabilities cannot work because of their health. However, many go on to pursue successful careers.

Looking for a job can be difficult but there is help available at Job centres across the UK and specialist Disability Employment Advisers are also available to offer additional assistance when finding a job. There is also financial help available for disabled people, and you can contact your local authority