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During a global pandemic like COVID-19, accessibility matters more than ever. So why is society trampling on the rights of chronically ill and disabled people?
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In my twenties, I fell down a rabbit hole trying to find a diagnosis. For my sanity's sake, I eventually realized I had to give up.
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After a cut shaving my legs turned septic, I learned to accept my body hair, and stop caring what other people think.
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In a crisis, America follows a familiar line of logic: it's okay if the chronically ill die, as long as 'real' people aren't inconvenienced.
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Sarah Ramey is a WOMI: a woman with a mysterious illness. And in her latest book, she talks about just why there are so many WOMIs like her in the world.
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In New York State, where thousands of inmate like Taverial Norman are chronically ill, immediate reform is needed to prevent coronavirus from spreading like wildfire.
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Frustrated by endless weeks of self-quarantine due to coronavirus? Welcome to the world of chronic illness and disability. And after all this is over, remember us.
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As a person with an autoimmune disorder, you know what makes me angriest about COVID-19? The fact that the same accommodations society is making to contain the pandemic are the ones it refused to make for me all along.
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Plus: when do you have to disclose your disability at work?
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As a person with severe asthma, coronavirus scares the hell out of me... not least because I have no control over the precautions other people are (or aren't) taking.
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When my mother's health declined, I used the skills I had learned from my own chronic illness and the empathy I learned from her to be there for her.