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September Blog Topic: The 5 Most Common Types Of Arthritis & a reminder for interested parties about book reviews to be featured on the abler

Title: The Many Types Of Arthritis 

The topic for September 
Disclaimer:  I am in no a professional of any kind. I am strongly against self-diagnosis, and encourage my audience to please seek the professional advice of their own trusted medical professional and any other trusted professional depending on the topic at hand. The Abler Blog ONLY PROVIDES LIMITED GENERAL INFORMATION, Always citing resources used as well.  Jessica Niziolek,  Founder Of The Abler Blog, and online community.

According to The Center Of Disease, And Prevention, more than one-third of people report having trouble with keeping the pain from limiting their time doing activities and work. About 25% that it causes such severe pain that it can reach a 7 or higher on a pain scale of 1-10. How many types of arthritis are there? Answer: over 100! As well as other related diseases. Some of the most common types are as follows:  Osteoarthritis (OA),  rheumatoid arthritis (RA),  psoriatic arthritis ( PsA), fibromyalgia   gout.
 All o…

Adaptive Technology: What is it? And how does it help those in various disability communities?

Adaptive Technology: What is it? And how does it help those in various disability communities?
Author Note: I am in no a professional of any kind. I am strongly against self-diagnosis, and encourage my audience to please seek the professional advice of their own trusted medical professional and any other trusted professional depending on the topic at hand. The Abler Blog ONLY PROVIDES LIMITED GENERAL INFORMATION, Always citing resources used as well.  Jessica Niziolek,  Founder Of The Abler Blog, and online community.

Please Note: That a person’s abilities, strengths and weaknesses can vary depending on how the disability effects said person. Please consult with an OT, Job coach, and or trusted family member to help you navigate the best choice for you in this area. 
The following clarification comes from the online resource slideplayer.com
Assistive vs Adaptive The difference (Assistive) Technology that is created for adding to a piece of equipment that a person may already have. For examp…

A NOTE FROM THE FOUNDER - 3 YEARS ONLINE AND GOING STRONG!!!!

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New Podcast Episode & More!

Poetry and The Mnay Faces Of The Abled Podcast

Meet Zecky Langner, Painting His Dreams Into Reality. One Paint Stroke At A Time

The following interview Is based on one of the paid services The Abler Blog Offers. If you're interested in find out more details please contact the founder, Jessica Niziolek







“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
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I hope the following interview inspires everyone to follow their dreams in spite of the obstacles they may face in life. Because the very talented artist by the name of Zecky Langner is proof that if you have a dream, and the willpower and determination to chase after them then anything in life is possible.

Question one: Please introduce yourself, and if you don’t mind please explain what your disability is, and how it affects you physically?

“Well, my name is Zecky. I’m 28 years old and was born with a disability called Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita: Amyoplasia. Due to this, my hands and arms don’t work at all. My arms are fused in an L shape and my legs do not fully straighten nor can they bend. I use …