Disabilities

  • Mild Head Injuries
    A blow to the head can be forceful enough that the brain is jarred against the skull, causing a concussion. Typically, this is a risk associated with sports that involve physical contact with others, ....
  • Interpreters
    Interpreters of American Sign Language into spoken English are also known as 'terps. If you are using an interpreter at an event for the first time, you might have some questions. The interpreter can ....
  • Deaf Blind Interpreting
    Deaf blind interpreting is a field that is growing in demand. People may be deaf blind for several reasons and each individual has varying degrees of vision and hearing. Therefore, in a deaf blind sit....
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Treatments
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) cannot be "healed" in the true sense of the word. Brain damage is almost never completely reversed, even in mild cases. However, the symptoms of a traumatic brain inju....
  • Coma Patients
    Families of coma patients or patients emerging from comas need a great deal of emotional and practical support. If they are persons of faith, vital spiritual support is likely to be readily available.....
  • Types Of Head Injuries
    We've all hit our heads at one time or another and experienced that awful, sinking feeling that this time we've really done it. And we've probably had our restless child fall off a church pew, while t....
  • Sign Language Books
    Sign language books exist to help you learn sign language, and to aid as reference material. It's difficult to learn sign language from a book alone, but books can certainly improve your skills when u....
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law that makes it illegal to discriminate against people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people. The law covers employment, governm....
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries In A Child
    Nothing is more devastating to a parent than to see his or her young child experience a traumatic brain injury. An injury to the brain usually results in lifetime consequences for the child, from lea....
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
    Like other forms of acquired brain injury, traumatic brain injury isn't hereditary or degenerative. The term used by medical professionals is "an insult to the brain" and that's caused by external phy....