A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities by Jane Maxwell

By Jane Maxwell

Girls with disabilities usually become aware of that the social stigma of incapacity and insufficient care are larger boundaries to wellbeing and fitness than the disabilities themselves. A future health guide for girls with Disabilities might help girls with disabilities conquer those obstacles and enhance their basic future health, vainness, and talents to deal with themselves and perform their groups. This groundbreaking guide was once constructed with the assistance and event of ladies with disabilities in forty two international locations ladies whose disabilities contain blindness, deafness, amputations, paralysis, studying problems, small stature, epilepsy, arthritis, and cerebral palsy. The ebook is filled with invaluable recommendation on

  • Caring for day-by-day wishes with restricted entry to equipment
  • Having fit and secure sexual relationships
  • Choosing relations making plans equipment that paintings top with particular disabilities
  • Preparing for being pregnant and childbirth
  • Defending opposed to violence or abuse
  • Interactions of incapacity medicinal drugs with different medicines
  • Organizing for disability-friendly overall healthiness care

Health pros, caregivers for girls with disabilities, and running shoes operating with incapacity teams also will locate A future health guide for girls with Disabilities a vital source.

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The new city mall is easy for people with disabilities to use. The Freedom of Movement Society also got the city to make several schools as well as the city’s movie theater accessible. —Disability World A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities 2007 25 26 chapter 1: Disability and the community Taking action • Organize social activities that help Here are some other disabled girls come out of their ideas for women with homes and meet other people with disabilities to help disabilities and other young girls.

Share information about finding or creating work. • Support women who are treated badly at home or in public or in the workplace. • Offer training in leadership and social skills. Providing resources for change in Uganda The Uganda Disabled Women’s Association maintains a revolving loan program for disabled women to start their own businesses, provides education and mobility aids, and runs a drama group to raise public awareness about disabled women. ” Women make change happen in El Salvador In El Salvador, the disability rights group ACOGIPRI has organized women’s programs since 1987, bringing together disabled women from diverse backgrounds to hold discussions about sexuality and other issues.

FACICP works with SFH to make sure workshops are held in places with access for wheelchairs and that sign language interpretation is provided, so deaf women can fully participate. With SFH training, disabled women can become family health educators in their communities. Ekaete and her colleagues are also challenging governments, multilateral organizations, and civil society to begin using a “disability lens” in all their development work. They have proposed, for example, that World Bank-funded projects include people with disabilities in training, technical assistance, consultations, project funding, and distribution of material resources.

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