Health care in the United States is expensive, and yet we have highly qualified and trained medical personnel treating individuals and families every day. However, we still experience decreased life … Continue reading Blog # 27- Adopting Experience-Based Co-Design Strategies to Improve the Quality of Health Care Services In The United States
The duty of the health advocate is to promote, “activities related to ensuring access to care, navigating the system, mobilizing resources, addressing health inequities, influencing health policy and creating system … Continue reading Blog # 26- Justifying The Need For Health Advocates
Resources Used: “Data and Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html. Published 25 Mar 2020. Roberts, C., “Study: CBD-Rich Cannabis Can Treat … Continue reading Blog # 25- Cannabis Extract an Alternative Treatment Option to Alleviate Multiple Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?
Resources Used: “Autism in Older Adults” PsychCentral. Retrieved from https://psychcentral.com/blog/autism-in-older-adults/ Published 13 Jan 2019. Ringler, M., PhD. “Best Practices in Support of Aging Adults with Autism” Autism Spectrum News. Retrieved … Continue reading Blog # 24- Home Care and Autism
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
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
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
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
Here is another video clip explaining more about the basics of the EEG (electroencephalogram) which goes a bit more in depth than the audio recording that I produced about the … Continue reading Basics of EEG