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Disaboom: Disability Community for Persons with Disabilities

  • Published: 2010-06-01 (Revised/Updated 2017-05-30) : Author: Disabled World : Contact: Disabled World
  • Synopsis: was an online social network for the disabled and information resource for people with disabilities.

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"Dr. Glen House, a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation and founder and C7 tetraplegic, says the site is a "comprehensive solution to the difficulties faced by more than 100 million adults worldwide living with disabilities.""

Disaboom ( was a social networking website for the disabled, described by founder Dr. Glen House as "a premier interactive online community dedicated to improving the way individuals with disabilities or functional limitations live their lives."

NOTE: Since the writing of this review, Disaboom has since shutdown its website

The Disaboom website once served as a comprehensive resource for those living with disabilities, as well as their family members, friends, caregivers, and employers. was founded in September 2006 by J. Glen House, MD, a board-certified physician specializing in the area of spinal cord injury.

Rendered a C-7 quadriplegic after breaking his neck in a skiing accident at the age of 20, Dr. House went on to pursue a career in medicine despite losing the use of his legs and dexterity in his hands. The first student in a wheelchair to graduate from the University of Washington School of Medicine, he is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Medicine. In addition to being an integral part of, he is the President of the Colorado Rehabilitation Physicians, President of the medical device company Flexlife, and Medical Director of the Center for Neuro & Trauma Rehabilitation at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

In 2007 acquired, a disabled dating service targeting people with disabilities. Disaboom combined both information and community for the estimated 54 million Americans living with disabilities, so a move into online dating for the disabled made sense.

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