Augmentative/alternative communication systems (AAC) involve the use of personalized methods or devices to supplement a person’s ability to communicate. There are many types and methods of AAC and most individuals use a combination of systems/devices depending on the communication situation. Unaided AAC systems are those that require no additional pieces of equipment. These include manual […]
Pictures you’ve e-mailed or uploaded from your smartphone could leak information that can threaten your safety or that of your children.
What is the best first aid for a seizure? Here are some tips if you or someone you love has epilepsy. Always carry medical identification. If an emergency occurs, knowledge of your seizure disorder can help the people around you maintain your safety and provide the appropriate treatment. Make sure your family, friends, and co-workers […]
(Demo) Iodine deficiency is the single most common cause of preventable mental retardation and brain damage in the world. It also decreases child survival, causes goiters, and impairs growth and development. Iodine deficiency in pregnant women causes miscarriages, stillbirths, and other complications. Children with IDD can grow up stunted, apathetic, mentally retarded, and incapable of […]