Disability

Stories about amazing individuals overcoming disabilities both visible and invisible.

How Should We Die?

After his own near-death experience left him a double amputee, Dr. B.J. Miller became a specialist in the art of dying well.

A Silent Field Of Dreams

Curtis Pride, perhaps the most successful deaf ballplayer in the last century, says that for the hearing impaired, baseball is the most inclusive sport.

The Man Who Created The World Cup of Blind Cricket

George Abraham wanted to do something for blind kids without the same advantages he'd had. So he handed them a ball.

The Green Card And The Caregiver

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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How Social Distancing Is Improving My Disabled Life

As isolated people, the lives of me and my wife have actually become easier now that the rest of the world is cooped up with us.

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Service Dogs

Luckily, dogs can't get coronavirus. Even so, for thousands of service dogs and their disabled owners, the virus is still having a profound impact.

Where Are The Disabled Facebook Avatars?

Silicon Valley keeps on ignoring disabled bodies, and we're sick of it.
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Getting Past Guilt

For years, I felt guilty about all the things I couldn't do as a disabled person. But now, I'm starting to change the way I think.
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Trial By Fire

Severely burned as a young child, psychologist, speaker, blogger, and author Lise Deguire, uses her suffering to connect with others in pain.