Many women and teens use hormones to manipulate their menstrual cycle and so it makes sense that this can also be an option for women with disabilities. What ethical considerations come into play and what options are available? And what about the pelvic exam? Is it a recommended procedure for this population? How can it be performed with the utmost dignity for the patient with differing abilities?
Cannabis has been used as a medical treatment since ancient times yet still has an attached stigma. Laws are inconsistent from state to state and regulatory gaps with distribution and use exist. How do we responsibly approach this agent as a medical option?
There are over 52 million people with disabilities in the U.S. and only 10 percent of dental professionals are prepared to treat them. What is being done about this and is there anything care providers can be doing to better support dental health?
When our faith and beliefs about God take a hit, how should we respond? Diane Dokko Kim is the mom of a teenage boy with autism and shares how working through her questions and doubts cemented an unbroken faith.
When you enter the world of differing abilities you also enter the not so pleasant world of insurance. What are the tips and tricks to ease the pain of this experience and most importantly, get your claim approved?
Patients with disabilities are often misdiagnosed and sent for diagnostic tests that can not be preformed. Operation House Call is a program training the medical field how to better treat patients with disabilities.
Many individuals with disabilities are dependent on caregivers to present them to society with the dignity they deserve. Some hygiene and care will require creativity, persistence, and continual reminders that it matters and our loved one is worth it. This episode contains several hygiene tips and tricks.
Individuals with disabilities are 7 times more likely to be victims of sexual assault, yet they typically are not taught about their bodies nor boundaries for themselves and others. How can we begin these much needed conversations?
Maintaining healthy fitness levels is challenging enough for the general population and can be even more complicated for those with disabilities. What can we do about some of the common barriers so our loved one with differing abilities is on a path toward health?