Disability Guide and Information

Can You Go Deaf from a Gunshot? (Answered)

Over the years, guns have interwoven with American life and have become an important part of history. This weapon is used for a wide range of activities. From hunting down animals to self-defense and warding off criminals, guns serve important functions. If you live in or are frequently in an area where there’s continuous exposure[…]

Sign Language Puns: Everything You Should Know

Puns depend on similar words, sounds, or spelling to make their listeners laugh. A pun is a play on words for the sake of humor.  It is also known as paronomasia, which means to create a name change.  In puns, different senses of the same word can be deliberately confused.   Puns could create various hilarious[…]

Is POTS a Disability? Everything You Should Know

POTS is an abbreviation for Post Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.  This syndrome is a form of dysautonomia or an autonomic disorder of the autonomic nervous system. It is a blood circulation disorder in which a change from lying to standing causes an uncommonly significant increase in the rate of change of heartbeat. A significant characteristic of[…]

Is Facet Arthropathy a Disability? All You Should Know

Facet arthropathy is a form of musculoskeletal disorder that affects the spine. It is a medical condition that’s common among people between the age bracket of 40 and 75 years and above. Even though the Blue Book of the Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes many musculoskeletal impairments as disabilities, is facet arthropathy one of them?[…]

Is Stuttering a Disability? Everything You Should Know

Some people consider stuttering a form of disability while most people generally don’t. Even among those who stutter, many have strong objections against being labeled as ‘disabled’ because they stutter when speaking. For others, however, their stuttering is disabling. They propose that they be given as much disability privilege as others within the spectrum as[…]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Deaf

There are different angles from which you can view the condition of deafness.  The lack of hearing can be devastating for many.  A person who is said to be deaf has impaired hearing or lacks hearing power.  Generally, it is easy to conclude that being deaf is a considerable disadvantage. Humans generally tend to lean[…]

How a Blind Person Communicates with a Deaf Person

People with various kinds of disabilities communicate with each other, just like regular people. Even though some of them might not be able to hear, see, or speak to who they are communicating with, they still have many effective ways they communicate with one another. The use of American Sign Language (ASL) is the most[…]

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