Disability

Stories about amazing individuals overcoming disabilities both visible and invisible.

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8 Chronically Ill YouTubers To Follow For Daily Inspiration

From muscular dystrophy to seasonal affective disorder, here are nine YouTubers showing what life with a health condition is really like.
A woman in a wheelchair with a green dress with white polka dots on it tries on a tiara.
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From Fashion Model To Ms. Wheelchair America

Ms. Wheelchair America 2018, Sheri Melander-Smith, channels her skills as an international model to raise awareness about people with disabilities.
The silhouette of a man doing a karate kick against a clouded sky at sunrise.
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From Karate Kid To Paralysis

Jake Levitt was just 12 when he had his first attack of periodic paralysis, a rare orphan disease. The rest of his life has been spent fighting back.
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On The Mountain

Paralyzed from the chest down, Mexican athlete Arly Velasquez feels unrestrained as he trains for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang.
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Why The World Needs More Disabled Superheroes

Becoming a superhero is every kid's dream... but when it comes to disability, it's a dream not reflected in most comics. That's something a new wave of comic creators is looking to change.
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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.
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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?
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These Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors (And Their Dog) Wrote A Book To Teach Kids About Disability

Inspired by the four-legged friend who helped turn their life around, amputees Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes are sparking a conversation about disability.