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“I Know I’m Not The Only One”: Disability and Escaping Domestic Abuse

Isolation, slim resources, and dependency make disabled people 40% more likely to be abused by their partners. How do we break the cycle?

In Germany, How To Teach Empathy For The Disabled

To create a better world for his stepson, who has cerebral palsy, Patrick Dohmen teaches thousands about accessibility through role-playing.

After Disability, The Reason For The Season

My first holiday as a person with pain and mobility issues has taught me there's a lot more to Christmas than the presents.

Angry To Be Sick For Life, But Grateful To Be Alive

After my own lung transplant, I'm here to tell you it's okay to be both angry at the universe and grateful for the life you have left.

Call Me A Biohacker, Not A Sick Girl

When you're facing a lifetime of illness, sometimes, you've got to glamorize what you're going through not to feel stuck in the sick life.

What Disneyland Taught Me About Disability Imposter Syndrome

A visit to the Magic Kingdom made me realize that, yes, I'm really disabled... even if I don't want to be.

What ‘Joker’ Says About Our Broken Health Care System

To a fellow survivor like me, 'Joker' exposes our system's failure to properly rehabilitate people after traumatic brain injuries.

The Disabled People Turning to Witchcraft and Magick

Worldwide, an increasing number of disabled people are embracing Wicca and spellcraft as a way to make sense of their place in the world.

It’s Amazing How Validated I Feel When TV Gets Chronic Illness Right

A recent GLOW episode finally showed me what a respectful media portrayal of migraines looks like, and I felt seen.

Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Action movie star John Wells has the spinal curvature of an 80 year woman. Through fitness, he stays ahead of scoliosis.

Dragon Boats Vs. Breast Cancer

For breast cancer survivors around the world, dragon boating is more than a sport. It's a floating support group.

When Kids Help Kids

Inspired by their own hospital experiences, these kids launched projects to help other young patients.