Homes for People with Disabilities: Everything You Should Know

People with disabilities face a lot of challenges that are quite difficult to understand by normal people. They face challenges ranging from using the staircase to using the computer and other day-to-day activities. Some require minimal attention and are able to live independently with aids while others require extra attention and can’t be independent even[…]

Can a Disabled Person Get a Gun Permit? (Answered)

Disabled persons are profoundly vulnerable to harm as they’re disadvantaged in protecting themselves. Studies show they suffer violent victimization at a rate of 295 per 1000 people, 2.5 times more than those without disabilities. In addition, disabled people are 3 times more likely to become victims of violent crimes such as robbery, rape, sexual violence,[…]

How to Fill Out Voluntary Self Identification of Disability

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires that federal contractors invite potential employees to self-identify their disability on the application. The form must be filled out annually by new hires and applicants for federal contracts and completed by the employee if they wish to remain employed by the contractor. The disclosure is voluntary and the[…]

15 DIY Wheelchair Decoration Ideas

Being wheelchair-bound should not prevent you from exploring your creativity. Your wheelchair doesn’t have to be just plain without any character or adornment. You can personalize your wheelchair in different ways or designs to tell the world what you’re all about and make it aesthetically appealing. Fortunately, there are many interesting and unique DIY wheelchair[…]

How to Treat Sore Hands from Crutches

One of the commonest mobility aids for temporary or permanent disability is the crutches. Oftentimes, crutches are used to aid movement within short distances by those who have difficulty in walking or suffer from one joint problem or the other, especially around the legs. In as much as crutches have their benefits as being one[…]

How to Make Crutches Out of Homemade Items (DIY)

There are many great DIY methods of making crutches. From old-fashioned canes to woods, papers, and brooms, you can find a way to make crutches to meet your specific needs. If you cannot afford to buy ready-made crutches, you can make yours. You can even use a plastic bag as a crutch. Crutches made from[…]

7 Best Mobility Aids Walkers for Easy Movement

Walking without support becomes a luxury when you lose the ability to walk properly. This inability could be as a result of surgery or because you’re disabled, old, or some other reason. Mobility aids walkers offer you the opportunity to walk on your feet from one place to another for as long as you want[…]

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