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Evaluating, Selecting, and Using Appropriate Assistive Technology

Evaluating, Selecting, and Using Appropriate Assistive Technology
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Textbook on providing assistive technology services to individuals with disabilities, for rehabilitation professionals. Discusses the process of selection and the appropriate implementation of the technologies. Softcover. 20 U.S. contributors. DNLM: Disabled rehabilitation.

Sunny Health & Fitness Speed Rope

Sunny Health & Fitness Speed Rope
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018B Features: -Speed jump rope. -Get into the best shape of your life with this speed jump rope. -Ten minutes of jumping rope is equal to 30 minutes of jogging. -Great for outdoor use. Product Type: -Jump rope. Color: -Blue. Material: -Other. Number of Items Included: -1. Dimensions: Overall Height - Top to Bottom: -2.1 Inches. Overall Width - Side to Side: -9 Inches. Overall Depth - Front to Back: -2.1 Inches. Overall Product Weight: -1 Pounds.

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1: 2002

First Aid for the USMLE Step 1: 2002
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"First Aid for the USMLE Step 1" is a user-friendly resource of the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1. It contains valuable information on: preparing for the exam (including test-taking strategies); special situations for students with disability or students from osteopathic, podiatric, or foreign medical schools; and must-know facts tested on the exam which basic science review products are most valuable. Features include: over 900 frequently tested facts and mnemonics from students who have just taken the test; 24 pages of high-yield colour images and 4 pages of B&W images similar to those on the exam; more than 100... [Read More]

Improve Mobility Through Aids For Physical Therapy

All too often, people who need physical therapy avoid it because they feel uncomfortable.

It angers them that they cannot do what they used to do before their accident or injury or surgery, and since that is the case they retreat from life and just assume that they are stuck with their new mobility level.

Physical rehabilitation, however, does not have to have such a stigma about it. It is a necessary part of life for a lot of people and those people should not be ashamed of working hard to return to the lives that they led before.

For an elderly person physical therapy programs can be especially difficult, and the same is true for people who are handicapped. These groups may never have – or return to, in the case of an elderly individual – the same mobility level that is seen in most of the population. Even though this is a reality that a lot of people face, that does not mean that they have to waste away and not enjoy everything that they are able to do.

Physical therapy products like hand and arm exercisers, pedal exercisers, and equipment to help a person stretch and strengthen his or her limbs can be of tremendous assistance to someone who wants to improve mobility.
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