Blog # 23- The Socioplasticity and Multidimensional Notionalities of Disability and Design- Gateway to Universal Design

Resource used: Roy, E., “When we design for disability, we all benefit” TED Talks. Retrieved from https://www.ted.com/talks/elise_roy_when_we_design_for_disability_we_all_benefit/up-next. Published Jul. 2016. The one quote that stuck in my mind in Elise’s … Continue reading Blog # 23- The Socioplasticity and Multidimensional Notionalities of Disability and Design- Gateway to Universal Design

Blog # 22- A New Drug for Alzheimer’s? Current Insights on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Hope of a New Medication to Alleviate the Symptomatology of Alzheimer’s Disease In Older Adults

Resources Used: National Institute on Aging. “Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet” Retrieved from https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers-disease-fact-sheet. Published on 22 Oct. 2019. “Alzheimer’s disease”. Mayo Clinic. Retrieved from https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350453. Published 2019. Howland, J., “New … Continue reading Blog # 22- A New Drug for Alzheimer’s? Current Insights on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Hope of a New Medication to Alleviate the Symptomatology of Alzheimer’s Disease In Older Adults

Blog # 21: Autism Does Not Cease After Growing Up

RESOURCES USED: “Older People Projected to Outnumber Children for First Time in U.S. History” United States Census. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/cb18-41-population-projections.html. Published 13 Mar. 2018. Charlton, Rebecca A., “Autism features may … Continue reading Blog # 21: Autism Does Not Cease After Growing Up

Blog # 20- Vocational Rehabilitation As The Stepping Stone To Regaining Employment

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

Blog # 19- The Cardiovascular Endocrine Connection: The Correlation Between Thyroid Hormone and the Heart

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

Blog # 18- Autism and Aging Trends- Prevalence Estimates from 2004-2018- What Does the Future Indicate Going Forward?

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?

Blog # 17- Conceptualizing The Essential Principles of Aging in the Context of People with Disabilities and Medical Conditions

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