Disabilities

  • 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 ....
  • 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....
  • 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 Compliance
    Americans with Disabilities Act compliance has confused many people at businesses and governmental agencies since it was passed. If you are unsure whether you are in compliance, you should seek legal ....
  • Severe Brain Injuries
    Severe brain injuries are caused by any damage to the brain or brain stem that result in an unconscious or vegetative state. Most neurological experts use what is called the Glascow Coma Scale (GCS) ....
  • Manhattan Brain Injury Attorneys
    Of New York City's five boroughs, Manhattan ranked third in the 2000 census, with a population of over 1.5 million people. With diverse backgrounds, the people of Manhattan have many different needs, ....
  • Closed Head Injury Symptoms
    The symptoms of a closed head injury may show up immediately or may occur later. If a person lapses into unconsciousness, even briefly, there's probably injury. Fluid draining from the ears or nose ge....