Disability

Stories about amazing individuals overcoming disabilities both visible and invisible.

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.
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How Big Tech Gets Disability Wrong

Why do so many tech companies try and fail to make an accessibility impact? According to Ashley Shew, it's because they're not actually trying to understand the disabled experience to begin with.
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Women With Disabilities Deserve Great Underwear Too

Inspired by her mother's battle with fibromyalgia, Emma Butler started Intimately, a marketplace for accessible underwear.

My Mother, My Eyes

When my mother died of cancer, I lost more than a parent. I lost my greatest advocate as a disabled person.