Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

Being disabled or elderly can often make it difficult to navigate around your own home. Accessibility and mobility become difficult, and you become prone to more accidents in your bathroom, on the stairs or even at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

How to Deal with Caregiving Hopelessness

You never really see it coming and then it happens. Your spouse or loved one has a tragic accident and is now physically disabled. You go through the difficulties together of trying to relearn navigating around the house, installing the proper technology and resources in your home for accessibility and even counseling for how they [...]

How to Deal with Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Though there are laws in place to protect disabled workers from discrimination in the workplace, the behavior itself is often overt that it’s difficult to prove. In some cases, subtle discrimination comes in the form refusing to assign tasks to a person, even though they are fully capable, or not including them in workplace functions. [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Disability, Tips|0 Comments

3 Surprising Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory loss can be a distressing side effect of aging. But unlike Hollywood often portrays, mild memory loss is not the only impairment associated with Alzheimer’s. There are typically several, lesser known signs that can indicate that you, or a loved one have just entered into the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Before you begin to [...]

Navigating College with a Mobile Disability

College can be a frightening experience for any incoming freshman. However, the prospect of moving away from the safety of your home can be even more intimidating if you suffer from a mobile disability or impairment. Though the experience may be daunting, it’s important that prospective students understand that most college campuses are appropriately equipped [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Disability, Education, Support, Tips|0 Comments

GPE’s Education Goals In 2020

The Disabilities Education Act clearly states that children with disabilities have the right to a free and appropriate education, meaning it should be of no cost to the family and that educational services must be individually designed to meet each child’s unique needs. Yet, children with disabilities are still being excluded from education sector plans [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Children, Disability, Education, Support|0 Comments

Children With Disabilities Excluded from Education

People with disabilities face several everyday struggles; there’s no doubt about that. However, there is so much more to their struggle than not being able to climb the stairs in their own homes or the lack of accessibility in public places, especially for children. Have you ever noticed when you went to public or private [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Children, Disability, Education, Support|0 Comments

Six Struggles People With Disabilities Face

You may think you understand how a disabled person feels, but chances are that you don’t (unless you yourself are handicapped). Sure, you know they may struggle with accessibility in bathrooms. You may even feel like you understand their struggle to perform normal activities, but it’s so much more than that. The stigmas that come [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

Technology rules our society. It is the very foundation that allows us to thrive and continue to find new ways to make living a whole lot easier. Assistive technology is the type of technology that helps the physically disabled. From self-driving cars to learning mobile apps, assistive technology helps the physically and mentally disabled make [...]

Strengthen Your Body With Aqua Therapy

Exercising can be very helpful to your physical and mental health, but for someone who is physically disabled, it can be a lifesaver. The buoyancy in water eliminates the effects of gravity on the body, so for people with disabilities, their bodies are easier to move. The water allows physically disabled people to stretch, strengthen [...]