Have you recently been to the grocery store? Did you look at the cost of bread or milk and wonder how it got this high? Unfortunately, rising prices are affecting all of us and impacting every sector of our lives, from food and clothing to healthcare expenses. As someone with a severe physical disability, I’m all too familiar with the impact of inflation on my healthcare expenses and, specifically, the cost of caregiving.
The holidays are here. The festivities, events, and yummy food can become stressors for those trying to live a healthy lifestyle. So, let's discuss coping with these stressors and why we should keep up our physical activity and healthy eating during the holidays.
Early voting in 2022 has already begun for the midterm elections. Early in-person voting allows voters more opportunities to cast their ballots at the polls. Not only that, but it also offers flexibility for those with busy schedules. Are you planning to take the opportunity to vote early?
Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on everyday life, people with disabilities are facing strains on their mental and emotional health at even higher levels than pre-pandemic times. This, in addition to an increase in remote work has led to social and professional isolation. Currently, there are several studies being conducted to explore the impact of these factors on mental health within the disability community.
Most children in this country have been back in school for the last few weeks. So, what has the new school year been like for children with disabilities? Unfortunately, many parents of children with disabilities often feel some educators continue to demonstrate a lack of awareness of and knowledge of the issues faced by students with disabilities.