Disabilities

  • Brain Injury Representation
    When an insurance company is trying to negotiate a settlement in a brain injury case, it's to their advantage to deal directly with the injured person. Failing that, they communicate with the immediat....
  • Hearing Impaired
    The term "hearing impaired" is not necessarily more politically correct than the word "deaf." In certain countries, "deaf" is fully acceptable and is even preferred over "hearing impaired." By definit....
  • 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.....
  • 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 ....
  • 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....