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Disability Made Easier - Tips on Living with a Disability

  • Published: 2009-09-30 (Revised/Updated 2012-09-16) : Author: Wheelyboy
  • Synopsis: Useful home and office hints and tips to help cope with living with a disability.

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After years of experience I can still never say that I have arrived and know everything about disability or how to cope with or combat it.

One thing I have learnt is that disabilities vary vastly from person to person, even if diagnosed with the same disease, disability or condition (we won't pursue the other synonyms in this article. That is an article on its own.)

I was once told by a very wise doctor that the reason for my sudden and unexplained falling was that I was tripping over my own pride. You see pride was getting in the way of me using the numerous aids at my disposal in order to avoid these sudden mishaps. Once I overcame my pride and removed the perceived stigmas attached to these devices, I fell less often, until eventually I parked my stubborn backside in a wheelchair. Hey Presto - no more falling.

Some tips to help cope with disability:

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