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During a global pandemic like COVID-19, accessibility matters more than ever. So why is society trampling on the rights of chronically ill and disabled people?
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As a blind person, the acceptance shown to me in my yoga class reminds me that everything can be accessible to the disabled, if people let it be.
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Stephanie Skolik's severe dyslexia couldn't stop her from a life of helping the visually impaired... or a second-life as a remarkable artist.
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After a stroke left him partially paralyzed, lifelong outdoorsman Geoff Babb set out to design a wheelchair that could truly take him anywhere.
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Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, Victor Mifsud refused to accept his doctor's opinion that his eyesight would never approve, embarking instead on an adventure in neuroplasticity.
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While a troll army hurled abuse at her, Melissa Blake posted selfie after selfie to show the world that true ugliness is being ashamed of who you are.
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Frustrated by endless weeks of self-quarantine due to coronavirus? Welcome to the world of chronic illness and disability. And after all this is over, remember us.
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An accident left me with chronic pain, and a better understanding of how to forgive myself.
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Abuse of disabled people is rampant in our prison systems. Here's some of their stories.