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Exciting new medical technology for the home in 2020

As technology continues to innovate each year, so do the improvements in medical alert systems. These advancements in medical technology help those with certain medical conditions or disabilities to live as independently as possible, knowing they can get help if...

Recognizing and Preventing Burnout Among Personal Assistants

Anyone who has ever had to look for personal assistants can tell you that finding a good personal assistant is very difficult. As Chris Lenart discussed in a previous post, “caregiving is a job where a few people can do well,” and anyone who...

Able Accounts Allow You to Work and Keep Receiving Your Benefits

The United States is the land of opportunities for everybody. People can get their college degree or start their own business or climb the corporate ladder or write a book that sells millions of copies. The opportunities are endless for all people. If you are a person...

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General Information About CP

United Cerebral Palsy has a site that is filled with useful information about CP. They explain the different types of Cerebral Palsy. They can help you to find assistance if you need it. I say this site is the main place to learn what CP is all about.
Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder marking muscle coordination. In most cases, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that develops while the baby is still in utero or during or shortly after birth. Comprehensive information about cerebral palsy and most common types can be found at Cerebral Palsy Guidance.
Cerebral Palsy Group is a robust site that provides “high quality, medically-reviewed data” on everything related to CP, as well as financial and legal help, treatment and therapy resources. There is a number to speak with a case worker as well.

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Chris Lenart, Founder of Disability Awareness, speaks to students, youth groups, conference audiences, faith-based institutions and the workplace to promote disability awareness.

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