Angry about the movie Me Before You? If so, you are not alone. Many in the disability community certainly are. The movie portrays a quadriplegic character who falls in love with his caretaker, and she him. It isn’t the romance that people have a problem with, it is the ending, which many believe sends the wrong message about living life to the fullest, with or with out a disability.
Excuses. Excuses. Excuses. Do you use them when justifying not purchasing Disability Insurance? If so, here is a compilation of popular excuses, and why these excuses, once looked at a little closer end up to be largely unfounded.
Should I use the term “disabled person” or a “person with a disability.” Our first inclination is to use the former, which is called Person First language. However, there are many people who prefer “disabled person”; this word structure denotes Identity First language. Both sides of the debate have interesting points explained here.
Even the most well-purposed people may fear accidental insensitivity when interacting or communicating with people with disabilities. For those who doubt themselves, these disability etiquette tips will help you gain confidence and create quality human connections with all people.
The empty nest stage is, by definition, a time of loss. However, it is likely also a time of gain—no longer are you spending money for children in the home. What do you do with this “unaccounted” for cash? This financial planning checklist of important considerations may help you determine the answer.
Are you looking to improve your life? A good way to start is making sure you have disability insurance coverage locked in.
In addition to big talks about religion, race, and sex, teaching kids about disabilities is a critically important topic for parents to cover.
A disability is not a barrier to greatness. Consider these three inspiring people who overcame disabilities and who are making an impact on the world.
Let’s have a look at some of the most common types of depressive disorders, along with some resources that may be of use for you or someone you love.
Genetic screening is readily available in today’s world. It’s not particularly expensive in most cases. But should you do it? Depends on who you ask.