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Practical Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s | Disabled Person


There’s nothing easy about caring for someone who has Parkinson’s disease. At the very least, your loved one will need rides to doctor’s appointments, help with getting home upkeep or modifications, and emotional support. But as the disease progresses, their dependence on their caregiver will become more essential.

If you’ve taken on the role of being your loved one’s caregiver, prepare as best you can while being conscious of your own well-being in the process. Here are some things to think about.

Go All-In 

As a caregiver, it’s important to determine from the beginning that you will be involved in the process of your loved one’s ...

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People With Disabilities and Remote Work | Disabled Person


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People With Disabilities and Remote Work

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What Are Soft Skills? Everything You Need To Know


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What Are Soft Skills? Everything You Need To Know

According to a 2019 report, recruiters said that 89% of the time when an employee doesn't work out it's because of a lack of soft skills.

But if soft skills are so critical to success in jobs, why aren't they talked about as often as the more technical hard skills? In fact, many people don't even know what s...

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How Managers Can Support Neurodivergent Employees | Disabled Person


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How Managers Can Support Neurodivergent Employees


Everyone is unique in their own way, and our brains and how we think are all a little different. There are some individuals, however, who experience and interact with the world in a much different way compared to what is considered normal or average. But this is not to say that someone who is neurodivergent is “less than.”

 

In fact, due to their unique ways of thinking, neurod...

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Small Changes: Building Confidence for a Better You


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Small Changes: Building Confidence for a Better You


Here at Disabled Person, we believe in the importance of finding our confidence and expressing it in our own ways. But finding self-belief often involves making adjustments to the way we live, from our physical space to our clothing and beyond. It’s time to mix things up - here are a few strategies to consider. 

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