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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 6 to Friday, June 10
Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Research: Research traces link between combat blasts and PTSD (The New York Times) Whereas the link between concussions and post-traumatic stress disorder has become clearer in recent years, a specific connection between PTSD … Continue reading
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What are the benefits of recreational therapy?
Recreational therapy is a type of therapy that engages an individual or a group of individuals in fun activities such as music, sports, news, or bingo to enhance their functioning, independence, and well-being. Some of the benefits of recreational therapy … Continue reading
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Fall Prevention and You
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three adults aged 65 and older falls and these falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures, spinal cord injuries (SCI), and traumatic brain injuries … Continue reading
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Therapeutic Recreation and the Elderly with Disabilities
For the elderly with and without disabilities, therapeutic recreation works similarly as for younger adults and children. However, there are differences as well. One example is that therapeutic activities need to be age appropriate. For example, where a recreational therapist … Continue reading