Disability

Stories about amazing individuals overcoming disabilities both visible and invisible.

Designing The iPhone Case Of Prosthetic Leg Covers

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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The Future Of Health Care Tech In Africa

Chronic illness and disability are on the rise in Africa. Luckily, so are clever African entrepreneurs, who are hacking the local health care system in revolutionary ways.

The Deaf Tanzanian Porters Defying Kilimanjaro Sized Odds

They told them deaf people couldn't be porters, but Augustino Vasco Namtuo and Ernest Joseph Antoni proved everyone wrong.
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Is Marie Kondo and KonMari Compatible With Chronic Illness?

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.

Sex Is Better Now I'm Sick

Post-diagnosis, I'm having the best sex of my life, despite MS. But getting here wasn't easy.

5 Cutting-Edge Tech Products That Could Change The Lives Of The Disabled In 2019

From robot gloves that help people with cerebral palsy, to glasses that let disabled people see what's happening hundreds of miles away, these CES tech breakthroughs could change the lives of disabled people everywhere.
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The Treasure Hunters: Geocaching When You're Disabled

Technology and a dose of true grit are helping these modern-day explorers take part in the global treasure hunt called geocaching.
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Bird Box When You're Blind

A better #birdboxchallenge would help sighted people understand the realities of visual impairment better.

The Disabled Filmmaker Turned App Maker Trying To Map The Accessibility Of Every City

Jason DaSilva, who has multiple sclerosis, won't stop until the whole world is accessible to people with disabilities.