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Making Modeling More Inclusive Of Disability, One Brand At A Time

Born with spina bifida, Tatiana A. Lee is fighting for the representation of disabled people by working with Apple, Netflix, and more.

How America’s COVID Reopening Is Like Recovering From A Brain Injury

After a concussion, I rushed to get my life back to normal, and had a major relapse that left me worse off than before. Sound familiar?

The Guide Dog’s Last Hike

When his first guide dog, Tennille, retired, blind hiker Trevor Thomas wondered if he'd ever find another like her.

Black, Disabled, and Protesting In America

Ulcerative colitis may be incurable, but the same is not true of racism. That's why I fight.

Ask Ada: I’m Disabled. Should I Settle For Less In Love?

Plus: Ada's advice for a sister worrying that her brother-in-law is isolating her sister during lockdown

Choosing Between Skiing And My Knees

I was in my 30s when I got new knees, but I needed them long before that. Here's what I learned.

How Should We Die?

After his own near-death experience left him a double amputee, Dr. B.J. Miller became a specialist in the art of dying well.

A Silent Field Of Dreams

Curtis Pride, perhaps the most successful deaf ballplayer in the last century, says that for the hearing impaired, baseball is the most inclusive sport.

The Man Who Created The World Cup of Blind Cricket

George Abraham wanted to do something for blind kids without the same advantages he'd had. So he handed them a ball.

The Green Card And The Caregiver

My patient was so desperate to stay out of a nursing home, she offered me a green card if I became her caregiver for life. I almost said yes.

How Social Distancing Is Improving My Disabled Life

As isolated people, the lives of me and my wife have actually become easier now that the rest of the world is cooped up with us.

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Service Dogs

Luckily, dogs can't get coronavirus. Even so, for thousands of service dogs and their disabled owners, the virus is still having a profound impact.