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
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
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?
Articles and Resources: Fazio, S., Pace, D., Flinner, J., Kallmyer, B. (2017). “The Fundamentals of Person-Centered Care for Individuals with Dementia” The Gerontological Society of America. The Gerontologist. https://watermark.silverchair.com/gnx122.pdf?token=AQECAHi208BE49Ooan9kkhW_Ercy7Dm3ZL_9Cf3qfKAc485ysgAAAlowggJWBgkqhkiG9w0BBwagggJHMIICQwIBADCCAjwGCSqGSIb3DQEHATAeBglghkgBZQMEAS4wEQQM_P9U8eYm6eeExkknAgEQgIICDb6Q6SBy3wokNwxEQuigY5ikYehaKkBY-0gmF0cK5f1Y_ZJxakUO-OPDjPhxcpIlyPHgZpVksVs4ThTP1anzTZ8i8R2lEI_kKrGG9JDSWnztd3sIuC1XgD_J-V7_MpLIOXmlJJ5N3Ma5sQuYidMajc–L4QLagwyUtCOt139aPDh0spxaUlYlp_eXLRY-Kh6-Q9Ff8uY1pDrhNuyXWaf_GGvFxV6HWHJvwPWxXD90wkSc2cBwLVIPfO7FtChMYERHOeATV-xaNVEGANAqcm9iZdvBwQBpKEkFULti5Rbz0hI7Mv62B7oYOsdzSf2VbLMbOLgSLSzXJ6PIeEGFFz239Tg5mSG1APyWkVbFppxqe_EuhB5EghZGr3ALj49GxRNC5coy9cTFcpbDubV24BjmFZwP5xiTXtUE59bvOL-A0HKGCkZKS26aerYS190q8TUkTsXGeze34mrQSvJFeMpnV6vn4AzPKsSAPOwv465HaYmjZ9tsysdspMYr-on-c432u3o5d_dLmHcSE6LvXBnkmRUTHpv2ntP-fYAGGxK3KoQoKSPc1F5S_T7mptKUUC5ydQElH46TyNfArxXIU7Ipqs64N14oVROVtrJyWjK6YVhF-tYQLpiMnxmwf8tTCYzEgs0fWArOQfqq3-F1yru-t-J0rkPbTMxEyqOpU_i8_yhTuhyo0MQVTasT_jrxQ. Published … Continue reading Blog # 11- Utilizing a Person-Centered Approach to Care for Older Adults with Dementia
Article and Reference Links: “Sernova Announces Collaboration to Advance Therapeutic Cell Pouch Technologies for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism” Sernova Corp. https://mailchi.mp/2d7718709ef6/sernova-press release?fbclid=IwAR3L577HlDX0KJCCIH2naQRdG8497tTFy3kDEL0Gs5wq9uG16_Io4aQ_Xpw. Published 30 Apr. 2019. Davies, T., (2013). “Is … Continue reading Blog # 10- Thyroid Cell Therapy as a Means to Treat Hypothyroidism?
Here is the link to the article and the autism statistics: Gagliardo-Silver, V., “Autism diagnoses at record high in US state and no one knows why”- Independent– https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/new-jersey-autism-rates-diagnosis-high-a8868711.html. Published 13 … Continue reading Blog # 9- Which U.S. State Has the Highest Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnoses?