Disability

Stories about amazing individuals overcoming disabilities both visible and invisible.

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What Coming Out As Disabled To My Employers Has Taught Me

Afraid of being seen as incapable, I used to hide my ankylosing spondylitis from employers. But then I realized keeping my disability a secret was only cheating myself.

When Disability Turns Into Creativity

A disability doesn't have to limit your options. Sometimes, it can propel you into the career you always wanted to have.

"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.
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The MasterChef Who Cooks With Four Senses, Not Five

Despite her severely impaired vision, Christine Ha's obsession with food has taken her to the highest culinary heights.
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What Real Friendship Looks Like When You're Chronically Ill

The best friends you can have when you're dealing with a health condition are the ones who can support you where you are.