Refuge for the Differently Abled
People with disabilities face multilple challenges in their daily
life. Their well-being and quality of life are always an immediate concern. Performing physical activities
can now be made easier with tools to improve the quality of life of people with handicap.
According to the latest 2010 US Census,more than 56 million individuals in the United States are living
with disabilities. That is almost 20 percent of the whole population of the United
States. These disabilities affect almost all aspects of an
individual's life, and to fully recover from normal quality of life in all of these areas
need to be addressed. Issues of simple mobility and self-care are the initial problems that some
differently abled people face. Participation in a comprehensive rehabilitation program will
help handicapped people recover their function. It is essential that they
find appropriate programs that specializes in rehabilitation and learn about assistive technologies
that will make their lives better. .
Empowerment through Information
Aside from the physical
and emotional challenges, people with disabilities also cope with social aspects of their lives that need to
be addressed as well. Getting employed is also an issue for them. Although there are
legislations that support the advocacy of differently abled people, employers vary in their willingness to modify a
work environment to accommodate people with disabilities.
Having disabilities is not the end of living normally. This website will guide you through all the
aspects of being empowered as a person with handicap.