Many of you may be wondering, “What is vocational rehabilitation?”. Vocational rehabilitation involves people with disabilities receiving assistance with obtaining and/or maintaining a job. Forms of assistance that vocational rehabilitation … Continue reading Blog # 20- Vocational Rehabilitation As The Stepping Stone To Regaining Employment
Resources used in this blog: “Thyroid hormone: How it affects your heart” Harvard Medical School. Retrieved from https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/thyroid-hormone-how-it-affects-your-heart. Published Feb. 2015. What we all need to realize is that … Continue reading Blog # 19- The Cardiovascular Endocrine Connection: The Correlation Between Thyroid Hormone and the Heart
Utilizing the research and data from both the U.S. Census Bureau and Autism Speaks, I calculated the data utilizing a percent change equation to estimate the prevalence of autism in … Continue reading Blog # 18- Autism and Aging Trends- Prevalence Estimates from 2004-2018- What Does the Future Indicate Going Forward?
In this blog, I would like to emphasize four principles that contribute to the formation of the identities of aging in people with disabilities and medical conditions. Understanding the identities … Continue reading Blog # 17- Conceptualizing The Essential Principles of Aging in the Context of People with Disabilities and Medical Conditions
Here is another video clip explaining more about the basics of the EEG (electroencephalogram) which goes a bit more in depth than the audio recording that I produced about the … Continue reading Basics of EEG
Resources: Genetics Home Reference. (2019). “ADNP gene- activity dependent neuroprotector homeobox”. US National Library of Medicine. National Institute of Health. Retrieved 10 Jun. 2019 from https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/ADNP RMIT University. (2019, May … Continue reading Blog # 16- Autism And That “Gut” Feeling
Resources used: “Arthritis” Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/arthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350772. Published 7 Mar 2018. Perera, S., Patel, K.V., Rosano, C., Rubin, S.M, Satterfield, S., Harris, T., Ensrud, K., Orwoll, E., Lee, C.G., Chandler, J.M., … Continue reading Blog # 15- Gait and Disability Risk in Older Adults
(NOTE: This case study is 100% fictitious, and is not on an actual person, but this case study I created is designed for educational and informative purposes as a possible … Continue reading Blog # 14- A Possible Real Life Application Case Study on a Person with Thyroid Disease
Reference links: Perucca, P., Sheffer, IE, Kiley, M (2018). “The management of epilepsy in children and adults”. U.S. National Library of Medicine. National Institutes of Health. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29540143. Published 19 Mar … Continue reading Blog # 13- Insight into the Medical Management of Children and Adults with Epilepsy
Here in this screen recording I explain what doctors and endocrinologists may order in terms of labs when someone possibly has a thyroid problem (or if a thyroid disorder is … Continue reading Screen Recording # 3- Thyroid Function Tests- Basics Explained by Ryan K. Litchfield
Reference Links: “How Early Can Autism Be Diagnosed?” Autism Speaks. https://www.autismspeaks.org/expert-opinion/how-early-can-autism-be-diagnosed. Published 15 Mar 2013. Wright, J. (2019). “Autism diagnosis may be possible as early as age 14 months” Spectrum. … Continue reading Blog # 12- How Early Can A Child Be Diagnosed with Autism?