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After falling out of a tree, I experienced a traumatic brain injury that affected nearly every aspect of my life. So why is it so hard for even friends and family to believe I'm disabled?
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At Common Roots Farm, the vision is simple: to create an inclusive, accessible community where anyone can find meaningful, purposeful work, no matter their abilities.
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After losing his right leg in an off-roading accident, National Geographic explorer Albert Lin has set off on a new adventure to bring prosthetics to all
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Plus: a mother worries about her daughter falling in love with a man with cancer.
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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.
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Silicon Valley keeps on ignoring disabled bodies, and we're sick of it.
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Welcome to Ask Ada, Folks’ bi-weekly advice column for people impacted by health issues or disability. Want Ada to help you with a problem? Email Ada at firstname.lastname@example.org or tag @folksstories on Twitter with the #askada hashtag. What’s The Best Way To Offer My Help To Disabled People? Dear Ada, I’m a commuter and spend a huge amount of […]
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A congenital amputee herself, designer Stephanie Thomas was so frustrated by the limited fashion options for the disabled that she launched her own styling firm.
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Why do so many people assume that just because I'm in too much pain to work, I shouldn't be allowed to do anything else?
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The Confetti was designed not only to be accessible, but to answer the question: why shouldn't a prosthetic leg cover be cooler than a regular leg?
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Finding a job when you're chronically ill can be a challenge. So we spoke to an expert who has placed hundreds of disabled jobseekers for tips.
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After watching Netflix's new show about the life-changing art of tidying up, I tried it for two weeks to see if it was compatible with my disability. Here's what I learned.
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