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disability

How To Travel The World By Wheelchair

After a car accident left him a triple amputee, John Morris is on a mission to make travel accessible to anyone.

My Disability Is Invisible. I’m Still Disabled.

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?

Falling Back In Love With Music After Deafness

40 years after sudden hearing loss seemingly ended my career as a pop music sensation, I finally learned to embrace my deafness, and become a musician again.

The Feminist Rabbi With Autism Who Wants To Make Judaism Accessible

According to Rabbi Rutti Regan, the Jewish faith needs to reflect all aspects of the human experience, including what it means to have faith as a disabled person.

The Aztec Warriors of Amputee Soccer

This up-and-coming team of soccer superstars is showing that you can still bend it like Beckham when you're disabled.

Crusading For A More Diverse, Representative Hollywood

Steven J. Tingus says that movies like The Shape of Water are missing the opportunity to enact real social change through a better onscreen representation of disability.

Community Roundup: Imagining A World Where Disability Is Normal

From workplaces offering 'good health' days instead of sick days, to universal, affordable health care, a world in which it is 'normal' to be disabled or chronically ill doesn't sound dystopian at all. In fact, it sounds like heaven.