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Mar 19, 2019

The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk, is a tool that was developed to help health professionals assess a patient's risk of developing a pressure ulcer.

The Braden scale assesses a patient's risk of developing a pressure ulcer by examining six criteria:

Sensory perception

This parameter measures a...


Mar 18, 2019

Sensory Rooms are specially designed environments created in order to give an immersive sensory experience for people with various abilities. Sensory Rooms offer huge benefits to a wide range of users regardless of their age or ability. They can help individuals to become more calm and focused or become more aroused and...



Mar 16, 2019

There are many developmental checklists that one can refer to in order to assure children are meeting their developmental milestones.  this list gives that and more.  The CDC has developed not only a great developmental checklist, but has included age specific tasks and activities to do in order to foster...


Mar 16, 2019

One of the most significant and positive changes brought about since the passing of various disability laws and regulations,  is the inclusion of those with special needs into mainstream classrooms and society as a whole. Inclusion not only benefits individuals with special needs, it also has positive implications for...