Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD, is a condition that impacts people’s behavior. People who have ADHD can appear restless, they may act on impulse, and they can have difficulty concentrating. We have a tendency to associate ADHD with children because symptoms are usually noticed at an early age. …

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Mental Health Professions and Talking to Children About Cancer

Mental Health Professions and Talking to Children About Cancer Families may feel lost, devastated, scared, and confused when their loved one is diagnosed with cancer. Adult children are tasked with the responsibility of caring for their ill parent and looking after their own children. It can be very emotional for adult children to console and …

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Here’s How to Run for Office as a Person with a Disability

Here’s How to Run for Office as a Person with a Disability by Justin Bennett Based on the CDC report, a fourth of Americans have a disability. On every level of government, both state and federal, people with disabilities are not well represented. As a person with a disability who is considering running for office, you …

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How to Create a More Comfortable Environment for an Autistic Friend

How to Create a More Comfortable Environment for an Autistic Friend by Tricia Lee The image source is Pixels. Individuals with cognitive disabilities must receive the same amount of inclusion as those with neurotypical brains. Autism is one of the most common cognitive and developmental disabilities, and chances are that one day you will make …

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The Three Most Common Physical Disabilities

The Three Most Common Physical Disabilities       Dealing with chronic pain from physical disabilities can be incredibly frustrating. As a result, millions of people around the world have to contend with on a daily basis due to one of many physical disabilities. To help you get a better understanding, we are going to take a look …

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Doesn’t Just Affect Combat Soldiers

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Doesn’t Just Affect Combat Soldiers When you hear the term PTSD, otherwise known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, you may conjure up images of someone who is tormented by flashbacks of their time fighting in Iran or Afghanistan. While this most certainly is an example of PTSD, there are many different …

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Ableism in the USA

Ableism in the USA Estimates published by the world bank report that approximately one billion people experience some form of disability worldwide. This number amounts to 15% of the global population. In the USA, 61 million people – or 1-in-4 adults – live with a disability. Many of these disabled are subjected to ableism. Despite …

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