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Ask Ada: My First Christmas As A Disabled Person

Plus: dealing with the difficult decisions that come when a loved one enters hospice.

Ask Ada: Being There For Your Spouse In Hospice

Plus: helping a teacher connect with her student, who has autism.

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Ask Ada: My Mother With Dementia Thinks I Abandoned Her

Plus: how to help a person sliding into depression after a breakup.

Ask Ada: Help, My Doctor’s A Bully

Plus: what to do if you think a friend is faking chronic illness.

Ask Ada: How Do I Ace A Job Interview When I’m Disabled?

Plus: Ada helps a teacher do right by a student in her class with a missing limb.

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.
A frustrated man scowls at his laptop in an office.

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,