Health in Deland, FL

I am pleased to have Dr. Judy Shanley here with a guest post today. Judy is the Assistant Vice President of Education & Youth Transition here at Easterseals. by Dr. Judy Shanley Travel via school bus and school transportation involves much more than just being on the bus. It also involves getting to the bus, […]

by Wade Wingler In 2011, Easterseals Crossroads in Indianapolis released the first episode of Assistive Technology Update, a weekly news program and podcast focused on assistive technology news and interviews. Since that time, the affiliate has grown a small podcast network that includes three shows with a total of over 700 episodes and an international […]

It's easy to think about a layout on the web as being a primarily visual concern. The header goes up top, the sidebar is over here, the call to action is in an overlay on top of the content (just kidding). Grids, borders, spacing and color all portray valuable visual data, but if these hints to the structure of a page are only visible, some users may find your content unintelligible.

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Twenty-five short years ago, the United States Capitol had no wheelchair ramps. You read that right. The monument that pretty much defines American equality and justice was inaccessible to people using wheelchairs. In 1990, activists in Washington, D.C. struggled out of their wheelchairs and crawled up the Capitol steps to urge lawmakers to pass the […]

Earlier I walked you through a typical visit to see our son Gus at his group home. To complete the celebration of the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act — and to further explain how much the ADA affects our everyday lives — here’s an account of a train ride back to Chicago […]

By LEAD Center on July 23, 2018
July 26th is the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law aimed at bringing people with disabilities from the shadows to fully participate in society. This anniversary provides an opportunity to think about where we’ve been and how far we still have to go
When my brother, Evan, was born with Down syndrome almost 40 years ago and a decade before the ADA, expectations for people with disabilities were abysmally…

This fall, Starbucks will open a store in Northeast Washington where all employees will know American Sign Language.

This week is National Disability Voter Registration Week. Are you registered to vote? If not, learn more here! With cyber concerns in the news these days, many polling places are considering returning to paper ballots in future elections. I get that, but here’s the thing: many people with disabilities cannot mark paper ballots without assistance. I’m […]

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We're seeing almost record heat these days. People tell me they drink enough water. I believe they believe they do. It’s just we are seeing more patients come in feeling weak, tired and some with confusion. Those are symptoms of dehydration. We recommend trying coconut water; if you don’t like the taste add it to a little juice. You’ll be amazed how quickly you will feel refreshed. We offer a sample of coconut…

There is no cookie cutter way to give back, and we love to see people use their passions and creativity for good, whether at Easter Seals or any nonprofit that touches you. Many people reach out to organizations like Easter Seals to see what they need, but you are empowered to give us, or any nonprofit organization, a call and offer your ideas for donation of your time or unique skills.

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for, you can spot warning signs of skin cancer early.

New diet-based approaches to diabetes prevention and treatment include fresh-food prescriptions and ketogenic diets rather than drugs alone. Spending on drugs reached $53 billion last year, with mixed results.

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