They warn about stress peaks being associated with declining mental health; Less than 25 percent of girls, boys and adolescents with disabilities receive adequate attention, and they bring together a diverse group of people with Down Syndrome for a sensory workshop in the daily news on disability.
Stress addiction affects mental health
Those people who like it when they work to the limit of their abilities, when they rush to do what they have undertaken and put their work activity before their health, as a rule, “hooked” stress.
It is a process of habituation that involves various factors such as genetics, medical history and social environment, but invariably affects heart diseases, premature agingdamage to the immune system and impact on mental health.
At the heart of this vicious cycle is cortisol, known as the stress hormone, which is released into the nervous system in large quantities under stressful conditions, creating an obvious sense of triumph and survival. However, studies show evidence that prolonged periods of high cortisol levels put a person at risk of developing anxiety, depression, digestive problems, headaches, weight gain, impaired memory and concentration, and other problems.
In addition, there is a warning about the role that cortisol plays in addiction to certain substances, such as cocaine, alcohol, or nicotine, or in disorders such as gambling.
Outdated care for children with disabilities
While there are about 19,000 girls, boys and adolescents (nna) with some form of disability in Baja California Sur, only 4,159 of them are receiving adequate care and treatment, said the manager of strategic alliances and fundraising at the Rehabilitation Center. and telethon. (CRIT) in this state, Eliza Gomez Fong. This gap is not unique to this organization, as the authorities estimate that one in 11 minors in Mexico has a disability, while at the same time having limited access to education and health care and being at greater risk of being abused.
There are few blue ramps in Los Cabos.
The Municipal Institute for the Development of People with Disabilities (IMDIS) reported that in Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, only 9.6 percent of the roads are in optimal conditions for the use and movement of people with disabilities (PD). The head of IMDIS, Perla Maria Valles, believes that in San José del Cabo alone, 44 percent of the 616.43 kilometers of roads are paved, and of these, 20 percent may have ramps for motorists; while in Cabo San Lucas this type of infrastructure will account for 22 percent, which is about 60.49 km out of the 572.90 km existing in this municipality.
Via Mexico City Tribune
People with disabilities are interested in working in tourism
Given the growing clear interest of people with disabilities to participate in tourism activities, the City Council of San Luis Potosi will be asking service providers to open positions they can apply for. Diana Martínez Yasso, from the Inclusive Tourism Department of the Metropolitan City Council Tourism Authority, explained that people with disabilities who choose to develop in these activities will receive support, so they will be trained to do their job better.
through the Sun of San Luis
Children and young people with Down syndrome let their imagination run wild
Eleven young people and adults with Down Syndrome from the Syndrome Up Camp initiative, promoted by a citizen group from Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, took part in a sensory arts workshop at the Tutoring Center: Aprendemos Juntos. The initiative, which involved participants aged 18 months to 54 and was led by special education teacher Vanessa Serrano, consisted of a variety of painting, figure sculpting, and even a yoga space led by expert Michelle Giraud.
“We were working on painting; also with textures that are not necessarily pleasant to the touch, so that they learn to tolerate them through the creation of shapes, ”explained Serrano.
after the first hour
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