Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
How to Communicate Effectively with Intellectually Disabled Adults
12 Tips to Communicate Effectively with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Some people with intellectual impairments have trouble comprehending complicated language and revealing their feelings and thoughts orally. While someone with an intellectual disability may have specific thought processes, communication abilities, and learning styles that are different from your own, there are plenty of steps you can take to help foster effective communication Here are 12 tips to facilitate proper communication and strengthen communication levels with someone who has an intellectual disability Since it takes two people to communicate effectively, take responsibility to ensure you are doing everything to make yourself understood. Also, be sure you understand the person correctly to reduce the chances of confusion. Check…
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State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter
Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish, was defending an unnamed Texas lawmaker after Trump made a remark about “destroying” the lawmaker’s career, the AP reported. Trump had told a Texas sheriff at a Feb. 7 White …