Carey Dunne

Reclaiming A Disability Slur Through Dance

As part of Heidi Latsky Dance, an NYC-based troupe of dancers with and without disabilities, Jerron Herman wants to show the world there's beauty and grace in cerebral palsy.

Black Disabled Girl Magic

Like everything else, disability is all too often viewed through a white cultural lens. That's something Vilissa Thompson is tirelessly trying to change.

The In-Between Days Of Having Cancer

In her powerful graphic memoir, comic artist Teva Harrison shines light on "the bogeyman that is my cancer."

How “The Autistic Academic” Got Her Sci-Fi Writing Groove Back

In both the real world and through the pages of her fiction, Dani Alexis Ryskamp is looking to overthrow people's preconceptions of what it means to be autistic.

Moleskines & Memory

After a stroke at 33 left her with amnesia, Christine Hyung-Oak Lee turned to journals to make sense of her present, her future, and her past.

Madness, Medication, And Music

Abused as a child, acclaimed concert pianist James Rhodes combats PTSD with Mozart and Bach.

The First Blind Man to Kayak the Grand Canyon On Living With No Barriers

When Eric Weihenmayer climbed Mt. Everest, he swore to himself: "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do."

The Kick-Ass Yogi Who Fights Lyme Disease With Swear Words

Jyll Hubbard-Salk might be the feistiest yoga instructor in the Five Boroughs, and her students wouldn't have it any other way.

We Are Legion, We Anxious People

Author and ex-dominatrix Kat Kinsman talks about how to defeat "the feral cat to depression's black dog" and "coming out" as mentally ill.

The Human Faces Of Mothers Coping With Addiction

In Branislav Jankik's photos, addiction is a disease that needs to be treated with love.