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Ask Ada: I’m Sick Of Arguing People About Handicapped Parking. Help!

Also: how to give your family something to remember you by, when you know you don't have much time left.

Ask Ada: When Is It Too Soon To Worry About My Children Being Depressed?

Plus: how to shut people down when they ask inappropriate questions about your condition.

Ask Ada: My Child Is Making Fun Of My Illness!

Plus: advice on how to get help when you have agoraphobia.

Ask Ada: I’m Hiding My Disability At Work. Should I Continue?

Plus: Ada helps a man with Parkinson's deal with his newest roommate, an abusive brother.

Ask Ada: My Partner Doesn’t Understand I’m Disabled

Plus: how to adjust your friendships in the face of hearing loss.
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Ask Ada: IBS At The Office! How Can I Deal?

Plus: what to do when people at the office start triggering your asthma or allergies,

Ask Ada: Pre-Eclampsia, Postpartum, and Desperate. Help!

Plus: what to do when you know someone's cancer diagnosis, but you're sworn to secrecy.
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Ask Ada: When Is It Okay To Help A Disabled Person?

Welcome to Ask Ada, Folks’ bi-weekly advice column for people impacted by health issues or disability. Want Ada to help you with a problem? Email Ada at askada@pillpack.com or tag @folksstories on Twitter with the #askada hashtag. What’s The Best Way To Offer My Help To Disabled People? Dear Ada, I’m a commuter and spend a huge amount of […]

Ask Ada: Will I Ever Feel Normal Again, Post Illness?

Plus: how to recover from addiction while maintaining your privacy.

Ask Ada: Should I Tell My Daughter I Have Skin Cancer?

Plus: how do you help a family member through their grief when they prematurely lose someone?