Adaptive garden seed planting techniques to productively overcome physical limitations. Small seeds can be difficult to plant and space accurately in a garden, especially for those with arthritis, loss of motor skills, and injuries to their hands. There are a number of options available to overcome these challenges and to precisely plant seeds in picture-perfect […]
Adaptive garden tools to productively overcome physical limitations. Fresh air, sunshine, and getting your hands dirty while gardening is therapeutic and a fantastic way to boost mental health and physical well-being. Gardening can save you money, it can provide food security, and it can provide loads of vitamin-rich food to keep your family healthy. Studies […]
Overcoming disability challenges when mounting and dismounting a lawn mower. Spring is well underway and it’s time to fire up our lawn tractors and mowers for another season of lawn care. For some people, mowing the lawn may seem like just another chore that must be done. For others however, mowing the lawn provides an […]
The work of a farmer is never over, but there are certainly seasons that are more or less busy. Now that the frenzy of preparing soil and planting is behind us, the month of July can allow just a little bit of a breather while we wait and pray for a good harvest.
- A condition (such as an illness, injury or something you were born with) that hinders or limits a person’s physical, mental or spiritual abilities
- The condition of being unable to do some things in a ‘normal’ way.
- Something we might need to accept as a permanent condition
- Sometimes partial and sometimes total
You never expected your life activities to be so limited by injury, illness, aging – constant pain. You might feel trapped. You might feel like you can’t do anything. You might think that your future is now a closed door. Your mind might feel like a foggy cloud without a thought of what could be.
Is it reasonable for a person with severe visual impairments to operate high-tolerance machines to manufacture parts with a lathe and mill? Would that be a good recommendation?
Skilled tradesmen with disabling conditions can search for the best and worst trades for their specific abilities. The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.
Why Are So Many People With Disabilities Unemployed?
We often hear complaints about so many people “on disability” getting a government check. Below are some questions to ask about this. Perhaps you have your own questions to add…
Proverbs 12:27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
Chronic fatigue is a very real and difficult diagnosis and/or condition to deal with, especially as a tradesman.