Living Life In A Wheelchair

Living Life Lab | Living With Physical Disability

Living with a physical disability brings a unique set of challenges. It creates the necessity to carefully consider each an individual is to complete each task. Beyond the tasks that keeps an individual alive hobbies need to be re-learned to accommodate the special needs of the body and outings require advanced planning. Our Living With Physical Disability tip of the week are themed around education, quality of life and equipping you for maximizing your quality of life and independence.

Tip Of The Week: Tip #8

  • Using friends as a sounding board develop the skill of expressing your needs and advocating for yourself. Trusted friends are able to provide feedback on what they perceive as your needs. The skill of advocating for yourself will be an effective tool in the myriad of health care appointments that accompany the ongoing maintenance of a physical disability.

Check back again on Wednesday July 15th 2020 for another tip