personal assistants

Finding the right school for you

posted on July 1, 2007 - 10:02am
For many, going to college is part of their game plan in life. But when muscle disease also is part of the game, there are disability-specific issues to consider when choosing the right college. This article and "Want to Go to College?" provide tips about college application and selection to help make the whole process a little more accessible, and lead you to a winning finish. Eyes wide open
posted on March 1, 2007 - 11:32am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
We hold a special place in our hearts for those who help us with housework, school work, dressing, eating, toileting, breathing ... in short, our personal care assistants (PCAs). Often such assistance comes from our closest family members and friends, and they deserve at least a bouquet of flowers a day, plus a medal. Other PCAs are at first strangers who are being paid to help, but who provide a...

How to avoid a bumpy ride with your care assistant

posted on March 1, 2007 - 9:50am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 2
Personal care attendants, personal assistants, attendant caregivers: Whatever you want to call them, we all know how important they are to our independence. Depending on somebody isn’t easy. Here are some ways to make the road smoother. Communication is key