Disability Blogs: Stories and Writings Regarding Disabilities Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2020-01-05
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Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the various forms of inclusion both at home and in the classroom.
Masoom Reza, a final year law student at Jamia Millia Islamia, writes on his experience as a visually disabled person trying to open a bank account.
The dream of independence for a child with a disability may look much different than a dream independence for a normal child - it often requires adaptations and modifications.
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the positive and negative effects that a sibling with a disability has on a family and the siblings themselves.
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver regarding Covid-19 effects on health and the disability community.
This is the second part of Hidden Grief by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process.
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process.
Paul Dodenhoff reports on how the current COVID-19 global pandemic has further highlighted people with disabilities are still actively discriminated against.
Emma and Alan share their experiences of visiting their opticians in the UK and believe their cinema provides more support for people with sight loss..
Should one consider the life of a person with a disability less valuable than the life of a person without a disability.
Mountaineer and Save One Life board Member Chris Bombardier is set to scale the Last of the Seven Summits, Mt. Vinson, becoming the first person with hemophilia in history to climb all Seven Summits.
Vocational Rehabilitation story of a man who was able to return to his career with the help of assistive technology.
Amputee model Shaholly Ayers is breaking beauty barriers and is currently featured in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog.
Mongolia native finds Best Buy job with help from ProAct, leads smartphone app session for disability leaders, selected as national conference panelist.
Not only does our society teach us what encompasses beauty but human nature has also ingrained us with this knowledge.
Thank you for showing me that my beauty is not tucked into my nail polish bottle nor folded neatly among my shirts.
Caylee Shea writes on the trials and tribulations of having a hidden illness or invisible disability.
LMU student Caroline Schambeck has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease, but she does not let her illness dominate her life.
Caylee Shea takes us on a journey of meditation with her article - The Art of Sitting - Quest for Peace.
If you have disabilities, let's make it our resolution to help those who are less fortunate in seeing life the way we get to.
I remember my first Holiday season after I became disabled. All of our Christmas decorations twinkling, the smell of home-made apple pie and bread rolls filled the air..
A View from Ahead, Realities and Possibilities Post Injury is a paper by a C5-C6 quadriplegic looking at life with disabilities.
Tech. Sgt. Nathan Combs tells of his fight with stage II non-seminoma, a cancer that affects the testicle but is curable in almost 90% of cases.
Article about my personal experiences with Treacher Collins Syndrome - a craniofacial disability.
Thomas C. Weiss writes on the topic of mental illness and violence, and includes his own personal experiences.
The loss of your hands can severely affect independence, drastically alter confidence, daily activities, and can trigger emotions of guilt.
Thomas C. Weiss writes on the loss of a friend due to alcoholism related health problems.
Steven Foelsch, Director of Education Programs at Starkloff Disability Institute, enjoys the best of both worlds.
Laura Merleau-McGrady in Guangzhou, China, begins new job as English teacher at The Affiliated High School of South China Normal University.
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and Lilly Diabetes ambassador Ryan Reed wins Alert Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
Strategies scholars use when writing review articles include narrative review, systematic review, scoping, critical-realist and open peer commentary.
Swarner is no newcomer to amazing feats, he was the first cancer patient to summit Mt. Everest and conquer the Seven Summits.
This is a thought that has been on my mind for awhile in regards to people first language and what it does to this industry.
Vocational Rehabilitation shares a story about a woman with Larsens Syndrome who found her dream job as a teacher.
Research paper outlines disability conditions in Bangladesh including types, causes and its socio-cultural construction.
Study reveals most American presidents destined to be forgotten within 50 to 100 years of their serving as president of the United States.
Guest blog post by Elizabeth Gwilliam regarding some of the challenges of parenting.
Matthew Dooley has cerebral palsy however that does not prevent him from enjoying the sport of skydiving.
Ashley DeRamus launches her own line of adaptive clothing specifically developed for people with Down syndrome.
My dream of becoming an inventor came true more importantly my dream of changing the life of just one person became a reality.
Many older people are living longer which adds new and unanticipated needs that their children often must step up to assist with.
Information concerning persons with disability regarding dealing with cold winter weather, frostnip, and frostbite.
Sierra Gregg at Missouri Truman State University is legally blind but proves hard work dedication and belief in a cause can overcome all limitations.
The jaunty snowmen and colorful Christmas trees on the holiday cards began as ad hoc therapy and from the start we wanted that money to go to research.
Penny Pepper has never let her disability define who she is or what she can do she has been a model a wheelchair burlesque dancer and in a punk band.
Article looks at how amputee actors are often portrayed in movies and theater.
Martyn Sibley born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy is beginning a journey across Europe in a specially adapted car.
Clutter can affect mental physical and spiritual health by creating low energy levels, bad moods, poor decision making, pessimism and fatigue.
A Guide to some of the chemicals that your mattress may be composed of including their health risks.
Information on how to stop getting shocked from electrostatic discharges in your home, car, or wheelchair.
Disability is a means by which the human race can push to new heights and challenge ourselves to new levels of greatness.
Article by Martina Roe on how to be happy as well as how to achieve and enjoy the feeling of happiness.
Experts argue it is not the number of people that matters but more so their distribution by age education health status and location that is relevant to local and global sustainability.
Disability Diamond Theory by Martyn Sibley is a disability model that focuses on an individuals impairment, needs, aspirations and life choices.
The media often focuses on the price that Medicare pays to provide power wheelchairs to its beneficiaries.
Psychologists have found children as young as two years old have understanding of complex grammar even before they have learned to speak in full sentences.
Bill Sheadel was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome and has been praying for a cure for since he was just a little tot.
Results of a new national study found that what does not kill us can make us mentally stronger.
Enmeshment is a therapeutic term often misunderstood this article covers what is enmeshment and how can a family recover from this dysfunctional relational pattern.
Regular blog posts known as blogging is a very effective area in which businesses can market their brand and reach a new demographic of customers.
I have seen firsthand the importance of teaching self-awareness and social communication to students.
I began using a computer as a means of redeveloping communication skills networking via social networking sites learning and healing.
Social Security Disability blog to provide continuous updated information regarding changing laws and current events affecting benefits.
Love is something that might seem to be hidden at times as I grew up my perceptions of love were being developed even as I sometimes failed to recognize that they were.
The hand soap is the very first product approved for the federal AbilityOne program which helps provide employment for people who are blind or severely disabled.
Social isolation due to disability is not a new issue for many people with disabilities, the ADA is only part of the issue involving social isolation disabled people experience there are many other issues involved.
One of the diagnosis I have is Chondromalacia Patella a condition that is also referred to as Patellofemoral syndrome or Knee pain chondromalacia.
I experienced pain in my arms and elbows for months before I finally went to a doctor at the insistence of my supervisors.
Annual Sleep in America poll exploring connections with communications technology use and sleep patterns in Americans.
After four or five months of growth we noticed that she was kind of slow and were told that she had Muscular Dystrophy.
Failed capping technology and oversight make millions of abandoned oil and gas wells worldwide ecological disasters waiting to happen.
Specialists have told me that as I can not hear my own voice it is now not the same as it used to be and that is not something I can not do anything about.
The Fourth Amendment has offered protection from unreasonable searches and seizures but those protections are being minimized by new laws and court decisions upholding invasive investigatory tactics by state and federal agencies.
What if you could accomplish all that you set out to do with no limits.
Shoppers can save on a large range of items they need throughout the year by shopping the after Christmas or Boxing Day sales.
Running and swimming records are broken at almost every international athletics event but can human performance continue to improve indefinitely.
The holiday season has found me feeling rather flat this year with so much going on.
Lawyer claims his plan to reform the FDA could save 100000 lives a year but is ignored by Congress and the White House.
Equip-able Ltd sponsored and participated in the first event held by the founders of the website Enabledbydesign.
Tourette Syndrome is an inherited neurological disorder seen in as many as 1 in 100 children.
In 1992 when Dant was 4-years-old he got to meet his hero Nolan Ryan and exchanged autographs.
Disabilities come in several forms some individuals might be physically impaired to the extent that they have difficulty moving or executing physical tasks.
Disabled refugees are one of the most vulnerable populations in the United States.
This is a story about me setting off on a road of discovery and searching my place in the world.
Politicians are reluctant to endorse actions that would make it harder for homeowners to qualify for loans.
Findings from the University of Montreal reveals that children as young as four are able to understand and use irony.
Sometimes elderly advice is the best advice as older adults declining ability to control their responses allows them to provide a greater quantity and quality of advice.
In an unconscious attempt to outdo female rivals ovulating women buy sexier clothing.
Many troubled youth become runaways or are abandoned to the streets without a place to call home.
Disabled Consumer Advocate to Positively Walk Across America with Brain Tumors for Charity.
Having acquired a disability I realized many of the barriers disabled people face on a day-to-day basis.
There are many success stories of disabled individuals overcoming adversity.
Each of us has heroes we admire, some of our heroes we have known personally, while others we admire from afar, I met my hero, Christopher Reeve.
Disability can be defined as a condition that can impair limit or place restrictions on the ability to function.
Till I started my Introduction to counseling skills course I had very little idea what empathy meant.
Principle of evolution that plants and animals can adapt genetically in ways that help them better survive and reproduce.
Paul Fejtek a person with Brachial Plexus Palsy climbs the highest mountain on each continent.
In my professional roles I advocate for and make appropriate suggestions for accommodations and interventions for people.
International Living Survey Shows Record Number of Americans Ready to Leave the U.S..
Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed.
What-up birds are a pair of seagulls who adopted the SOFTIN boat WaveWalker and visit us when we come back to harbor.
Turn on your favorite music and transport yourself to a place and time of happiness and peace.
Poverty and dropout rates as important as health problem and smoking in the United States.
Discipline was never intended to have an effect on children.
Hughes is on his way to reaching his goal as this years Judd Jacobson Memorial Award recipient.
Discovery of Ardi a relatively complete Ardipithecus ramidus fossil skeleton sheds light on human evolution.
Tom Chappell a Phoenix cab driver can not donate kidney to his passenger.
List of top politically incorrect words and phrases for 2009 from the global language monitor.
I have been getting progressively weaker and have adapted my lifestyle to suit these changes.
A Guest Blog about Nancy Pelosis fears that political turmoil will turn to violence in America.
Staring at the ceiling I was suddenly aware that there were numerous flashing lights before my eyes.
When people talk to me about disabled toilets I visualize a buckled and bent toilet with its cistern lid crooked.
It is the belief of those who have never suffered a chronic disease that it is the patients fault they have the disease.
Our level of coping with difficulties is an important factor in deciding how effective and content we are with our lives.
I was not prepared for the realities I was facing when I became disabled.
Video blog capturing one 26-year-old woman's experience navigating through life with a severe physical disability.
Portuguese water dogs the breed of President Barack Obama's dog Bo helps find gene that gives dogs curly hair and others long wavy hair.
Fish and some amphibians possess a unique sixth sense sensory capability in the so-called lateral-line system.
A number of tips to make the best of a bad situation and turn around a bad day at work to your advantage.
We have the same rights as the person who doesn't have a disability we are citizens of this country either by birth right or by naturalization.
I am outraged by the treatment I received last Saturday at a store name located in Mesa AZ.
Proposed housing plan to aid poverty stricken disabled people in the United States.
Left out in the cold by the Veterans Administration US Army and the US Government.
Struggling with my limitations and am frustrated with how the medical community tries to pigeonhole everyone into one category.
State Governments are seizing the Federal Stimulus Checks from the disabled under the guise of going after Deadbeat Dads.
Imagine that each night of your life, for years and years to come that your night would end in a fresh nightmare.
SOFTINs crew of experienced at-sea educators uses every observational tactic available to assess the effectiveness of an educational adventure.
Billy McLaughlin had reached the top ten years ago he was a finger-style player who was noted for his technique of tapping on the strings of his guitar.
Jasmine Bethea may have been born with a disability but that did not stop her from graduating this week.
The real story of SOFTIN is about the changes we bring about in the special needs people we serve.
SOFTIN Inc. provides at-sea education, skill building and self esteem building adventures for the disabled, impaired, victims of abuse, frail elderly and youths-at-risk.
The strength and scope of our relationships with others is a critical factor in rebounding from a crisis.
Hospital staff could not see me not using a wheelchair for the rest of my life.
Born without arms Jessica Cox at age 22 is today the first woman pilot in aviation history to fly using her feet and inspirational speaker.
Self discipline is a character trait People with this trait are willing to sacrifice drive themselves hard and be convicted to a passionate cause.
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