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Helpful Gadgets Under $50

Our abilities change with age and disabilities. It can be near impossible to do some things. But help is here in the form of gadgets and gizmos. Google the ones you’re interested in. (Prices below are suggested retail and may vary.) HandyBar…
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Update on Traveling With a Service Animal

On March 15, 2011, the Americans with Disabilities Act changed the definition of a “service animal” as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. The rule states…
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5 Top Travel Destinations for Nature Lover Travelers with Disabilities

Traveling for those with a disability can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be overly so with careful planning and preparation.  Following are 5 fabulous travel destinations to consider for nature lovers with disabilities: 1. Captain…
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5 Tips to Make Caregiving Easier

  Five tips will make a caregiver’s duties flow a little smoother: Learning about the condition, having the right equipment, seeking out support groups, accepting help when it is offered and patience, patience, patience. 1. Knowledge…

A Cruise Has Never Been Easier

  If you have never vacationed on a cruise ship, now is the time. Cruise lines are more accessible than ever. Newer, larger ships commonly feature two dozen or more wheelchair-accessible staterooms with wider door frames, handrails, low…
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Everything You Need for Everyday Life is at the Abilities Expo

  People with disabilities need specialized products and services for every aspect of life, but you can’t just go to the nearest mall and find everything. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to see it all in one place? Well, you can. Abilities…
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Amusement Parks are Making it Easier for Those with Disabilities

In the rush of everyday life, we have to make time for fun – and what better place than an amusement park. In the last few years, they have become more friendly to those with disabilities. One in particular was specially built for children…
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Have Disabilities and Work? IRWEs Make Huge Dent in Income Tax

At tax time, we want to squeeze out every deduction possible: medical, dental and that accessible van you bought. But did you know that expenses you paid to a caretaker to help you get ready for work are also deductible? If someone comes in…
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