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Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

Access Living is one of the leading independent living centers in the country and is located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a nonresidential advocacy center for people in Chicago with all types of disabilities. It expands services to include self advocacy, housing discrimination and domestic violence issues.

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Equip for Equality

Equip for Equality provides advocacy services and resource information for people with disabilities to include self advocacy, special education, housing, employment, self determination and more.

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Language - Etiquette Guides for Reference

A list of language etiquette resource guides to words, phrases and common courtesies that are most appropriate when talking with or about a person with a disability, and or gender pronoun guides, and using culturally sensitive respect in health literacy.

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Facing Disability

FacingDisability.com is designed to help the parents, families and friends of people who are facing disability with SCI navigate through social issues, sexuality, and bowel function.

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Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center MSKTC

Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC), is a national center that helps facilitate the knowledge translation process to make research meaningful to those with Spinal Cord Injury SCI - Traumatic Brain Injury TBI and Burn Injury.

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Listing: Medical ID Bracelets

American Medical ID provides medical ID bracelets, necklaces and medallions to assist persons in a emergency. IDs can be customized highlighting key information that can help others assist a person with a disability or chronic illness.

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Health and Wellness on a Continuum: Associated Conditions

Health and wellness are concepts that influence one’s quality of life; they comprise a dynamic state that everyone addresses throughout their lifetime. This state changes depending on other factors that enter into your life. Health and wellness include many areas of your life such as physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and cognitive (thinking) areas.

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Tips for Hiring a Caregiver

To make the hiring process as easy and smooth as possible, it is important to first think about what is needed and what you are looking for.

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Emotional Adjustment to Life Changing Events

Someone who has a newly acquired physical condition goes through a range of emotional and physical adjustments. Changes in independence, appearance, relationships and ability to work, drive, and do normal activities at home are all typical and can lead to:

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Peer Mentor Program at the Shirley Ryan 香港六合彩即时开奖

Peer mentor program and the peers are available to patients and their families at the Shirley Ryan 香港六合彩即时开奖, Streeterville and Wheeling Day Rehab.

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