Stories About

Disability

Your Not-So-Secret Admirer

Born with a rare spinal disorder, artist Alyssa Andrews sends out custom Valentine's cards to strangers every year so that no one feels alone.

Why Inclusivity Is Important, From Obama’s Champion Of Change

Deafblind activist Haben Girma explains why every company should design with inclusivity in mind.

What Broadway’s Limelight Looks Like From A Wheelchair

From Broadway to Glee, actress and model Ali Stroker sees disability as an opportunity.

Sex In The City (When You’re Disabled)

Fashion model, beauty queen, and psychoanalyst Danielle Sheypuk is the Carrie Bradshaw of dating with disability

The Deaf Politician Who Listens To Everyone

Mojo Mathers says one of the hardest things about her job as a Member of Parliament is learning to “accept the bouquets, and discard the brickbats.”

Blind Rhythm And The Battle Rapper

After malpractice took his vision away, Kennedy Ayikwao regained his confidence rapping in the streets of Ghana.

Giving Mexico New Wheels and Limbs

In Arizona, a group of paraplegics and amputees work to provide affordable wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs to those south of the border.

Pinky Fang, The Artist With Different Eyes

Being blind means more than one thing, and It doesn't always mean you can't see.

Hearing The Call Of The Tuba Thieves

The binaural hearing loss of visual artist Alison O'Daniel informs every aspect of her serene and sometimes surreal art.

Spreading Awareness With Laughter

Comedienne Nina G. and her troupe, the Comedians With Disabilities Act, prove that having a condition doesn't mean you can't laugh about it.

Sightless Seeing

This blind travel writer featured on This American Life says the world gets smaller for him when he travels, not bigger.