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    Dining Aids: Improved Eating and Feeding After Stroke
    Adaptive equipment can help ease the task of using plates, cups, and utensils after stroke

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    Equipment

    Eating

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    Saving Your Energy
    Learn energy conservation techniques for improved daily living

    Energy

    Strategies

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    One Hand Can: Solutions for Arm Weakness
    Survivor Rosanna Redding's blog of inventions and solutions for cooking and crafting with hemiplegia

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    Adaptations

    IADLs

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    Find What Works
    YouTube channel breaking down daily tasks for stroke survivors

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    IADL

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    Home Modifications After Stroke
    Here are ways to modify common areas of your home to make them safer and more accessible following stroke.

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    Stroke survivor’s how-to: putting on a pair of tights
    Stroke survivor Angela shows how to put on a pair of tights with just one arm. To help the Stroke Association support more women to conquer stroke, visit http://strk.org.uk/1wDTDTu

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    Positioning the Body After Stroke
    It is important to position a stroke survivor's limbs and body safety and comfortably to avoid injury and maintain range of motion.

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    Caregivers

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    Five Adaptations for Easier Daily Living After Stroke
    It can be difficult to adapt to daily tasks with reduced physical functioning following stroke. Read on to discover tools, modifications, and routine changes to help you accomplish different daily tasks more efficiently.

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    Three Ways to Add Speech Therapy to Everyday Activities
    When a loved one suffers a stroke or acquired brain injury that results in aphasia, family members often want to assist in the recovery process.

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    Driving with Left Foot - Cerebral Palsy or Stroke Survivors
    Learn more about driving and hemiplegia at http://www.chasa.org/living/driving/ This video shows examples of driving adaptations when driving with only left hand and left foot. Useful for people who have hemiplegic cerebral palsy, hemiplegia, hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body) or stroke survivors.

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    Hannah's One-Handed Shoe Tying Technique
    Learn how to tie your shoes with one hand! Unlike other one-handed shoe tying methods, the bow on your shoe stays tied and looks normal. This video was made from the perspective of an occupational therapist. :)

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    Blow drying hair with one hand
    Demo of blow drying hair with one hand. Helpful for individuals who have hemiplegic cerebral palsy, hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body) or stroke survivors.

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    Oral Health and Stroke
    Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States today, following heart disease, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory diseases.

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    Personal Hygiene And Care
    Maintaining personal hygiene is one of the many things we do naturally everyday. But some Survivors may find it challenging due to their disability.

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    Dressing Tips for Stroke Survivors
    I've added this clip to my exercise library thinking it may help some stroke survivors increase their independence by freeing them from needed help dressing themselves. Let me know what you think. Please check out my web site:www.strokehomefitness.com

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    Tips to Help Stroke Survivors Dress Independently
    One of the most important elements to remaining independent as a stroke survivor is the ability to dress one’s self. For stroke survivors in the early stages of their recovery, coping with hemipeligia or otherwise limited mobility, this formally simple task can prove daunting. With a few helpful hints and assistive devices, stroke survivors can continue dressing themselves, even with limited mobility or hand strength

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    One-Handed Dressing Techniques for Limited Range of Motion
    Dressing OT session

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    Getting out of Bed and Sitting Balance
    Famous Physical Therapists Bob Schrupp and Brad Heineck describe how to use functional training to treat someone who has had a stroke.

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