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Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (SWO-TVR)

 

Last updated 3/8/2021 at 11:27pm

Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate

Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (SWO-TVR)

Common Disabilities Served by

Tribal Vocational Rehab

DIABETES

* Chronis (long-lasting) disease

* Affects how body turns food into energy

* Too much blood sugar in bloodstream

* American Indians/Alaska Natives: greater chance of having diabetes than any other US group

* Types of Diabetes

Type 1

Type 2

* Signs? Symptoms: thirst, frequent need to urinate. Fatigue,

blurred vision, tingling/pain in hands, feet and/or legs

LEARNING DISABILITIES

* Neurologically-based processing difficulties

* Can interfere with basic skills such as reading, writing and/

or math

* Hidden Disability

* Types of Learning Disabilities: https://ldaamerica.org/

types-of-learning-disabilities/

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI)

* External force causing injury to the brain

* Common causes: falls, vehicle accidents & violence

* Most common in young children, elders, young adult and

males

* Can result in physical, social emotional, cognitive & behavioral changes

+MORE INCLUDING: FASD, CHRONIC PAIN, ALCOHOLISM/ADDICTION, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

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