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This information guide is written by New Horizons Un-Limited. The guide provides information about this disability including Definition, Types, Causes, Characteristics, and Statistics. We envision a world with the inclusion and participation of individuals with disabilities in our communities, our workplaces and our lives so we also include information on Awareness, Viewpoint, Needs and Solutions, Therapy and Rehabilitation, On-line Discussion Forum, and where to go on the Internet to Learn More.
Links to Publications by Others
5 Water Exercises that are Great for People with Disabilities describes 5 activities a person with physical disabilities may be able to do in a pool, according to their ability.
This article is on the webmd website, an on-line resource which describes how water exercise offers certain benefits for people with physical disabilities. This article describes some very basic water therapy that can be tailored to an individuals health and disability. Consult your medical professional before adding or making any changes in your exercise routine.
Practical Oral Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health offers Practical Oral Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities for health care professionals and caregivers and also offers the Wheelchair Transfer: A Health Care Provider's Guide for transferring a person from a wheelchair into a dental chair. These are very practical and comprehensive guides on oral care.