Disabilities

  • Symptoms Of Head Trauma
    Obvious indications of head trauma would be loss of consciousness, respiratory failure, difficulty speaking, poor judgment, and seeing double. In addition, spinal fluid coming out of the nose or ears,....
  • Concussion Patient Education
    For too many years, concussions have been dismissed as minor injuries. Athletes especially have been encouraged to get back in the game after only minutes of rest and little testing for symptoms. Chil....
  • Signers
    Signers of American Sign Language have been around as long as there have been deaf Americans. Many people mistakenly believe that ASL is a translation of English conveyed through signs. In fact, it is....
  • Certified Deaf Interpreters
    Certified deaf interpreters are interpreters who hold a CDI certificate. They are deaf or hard of hearing and have demonstrated at least one year's experience working as an interpreter. To be certifie....
  • Brain Injuries
    A brain injury is probably one of the most feared traumatic events, one that people hope never happens to them. The effects of a brain injury depend on several factors and are always complex, but may ....
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries In Children
    CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control keeps statistics and data on childhood injuries. In 1999, for example, traumatic brain injury was the leading cause of death and disability amon....
  • Long Term Concussion Effects
    With concussions being dismissed as "minor" for so many decades, little if any thought was ever given to long-term effects of concussion. Yet all one has to do is consider the physical and mental cond....
  • American Sign Language Interpreters
    American Sign Language interpreters bridge the gap between those who are deaf or hard of hearing, and those who can hear. They are often employed at events with deaf people in the audience, such as co....
  • Deaf Interpreter Jobs
    Deaf interpreter jobs have been growing in abundance since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. Interpreting is a specialized skill in high demand. The outlook for deaf interp....
  • Concussions
    A concussion is one type of head injury that involves the brain. It's sometimes referred to as a closed head injury, or it may be written up in some resources as a post-traumatic concussion. Not all e....