Disability Blogs: Stories and Writings Regarding Disabilities Document List
Summary: Our library below features 156 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Blogs - Writings - Stories category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Blogs - Writings - Stories RSS feed.
Blogs - Writings - Stories Publications
A Different Way to See - Part 3
Choosing the best school environment for a child who is visually impaired takes research, observation, evaluation, and collaboration.
Publish Date: 2023-09-10
A Different Way to See - Part 2
Learning braille is important as it promotes literacy, develops writing skills, increases knowledge and develops independence. Braille to a person who is blind is what print is to a person who can see.
Publish Date: 2023-08-07 - Updated: 2023-09-10
Lack of Sports Facilities for Visually Impaired Persons in Pakistan: A Call for Inclusivity and Support
Usman Afzal opinion paper regarding the lack of sports facilities for visually impaired persons in Pakistan.
Publish Date: 2023-08-05 - Updated: 2023-08-06
Joseph Moyo Appeals to the Zambian Government for Euthanasia
Joseph Moyo from the Republic of Zambia is requesting the Zambian Government euthanize him to guarantee his rights and dignity as enshrined in the Zambian Constitution to end his discrimination, pain, humiliation, and suffering.
Publish Date: 2023-07-30
A Different Way to See - Part 1
There are many fun, easy and creative ways to help your children interact with their environment. What I offer in this article are a few examples of concept development.
Publish Date: 2023-06-29 - Updated: 2023-09-10
Closing the Gap: Achieving Equitable Education for Persons with Disabilities in Pakistan
Usman Afzal paper submission regarding closing the gap between persons with and without disabilities in education in Pakistan.
Publish Date: 2023-06-25 - Updated: 2023-08-06
The Beauty of Diversity: Changing Perspectives Through Mr. and Miss Blind Rockers
This article explores a unique dimension of disability empowerment through entertainment, specifically within the context of beauty pageants.
Publish Date: 2023-06-12 - Updated: 2023-08-23
Empowering Autonomy: Challenging Disability Stigma and Supporting Independent Living
The discourse surrounding disability and its effects on personal growth and autonomy deserve more focused attention and nuanced contemplation.
Publish Date: 2023-05-12 - Updated: 2023-08-23
Disability Inclusive Local Governance: Practices and Challenges in Nepal
Nir Shrestha writes on the topic of Disability Inclusive Local Governance: Practices and Challenges in Nepal.
Publish Date: 2023-05-06
Recognizing Children with Multiple Disabilities
As a sister, mother and teacher I have witnessed the evolution of special education from institutional placements to inclusive settings.
Publish Date: 2023-05-01
Gender Equity for Women with Disabilities in Nepal: Challenges and Recommendations
Article provides an overview of challenges faced by women with disabilities in Nepal when it comes to gender equity, discrimination, lack of access to education and employment opportunities, and limited access to healthcare services.
Publish Date: 2023-04-08 - Updated: 2023-09-16
Scared at School: Violence, Shootings, and Changes
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on school violence, shootings, and the changes in schooling from the past to the present.
Publish Date: 2023-03-28
Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Challenges of Disability and Digital Inclusion in Nepal
Lack of accessibility features in digital devices and websites, inadequate digital literacy, and limited access to the internet are some of the significant barriers to digital inclusion in Nepal.
Publish Date: 2023-03-03 - Updated: 2023-08-23
When Your Child is Disabled - Advice from a Wise Woman I Wish I Had Followed
Sometimes, things can’t be fixed, and we have to give children and families information and instructions on how to live to the fullest with a disability.
Publish Date: 2023-02-21 - Updated: 2023-05-24
Looking Back At Christmas Through Their Eyes
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver about her and her family at Christmas past and present.
Publish Date: 2023-01-25 - Updated: 2023-01-27
Stop The Threat - Stop The Stigma: A Police Officer's Mental Health
Adam A. Meyers, a Wisconsin Police Officer for 21 years, writes regarding the stigma often attached to mental illness and traumatic experiences.
Publish Date: 2023-01-07 - Updated: 2023-06-23
The Seven Virtues of a Healthy Democracy
The Seven Democratic Virtues: What You Can Do to Overcome Tribalism and Save Our Democracy outlines how the average citizen can defend democracy in the U.S..
Publish Date: 2022-08-29
Disability: We Have Superpowers Too
What about the children and adults with disabilities that don't have success stories? They have superpowers, too!.
Publish Date: 2022-08-11
Who Am I?
I am making this choice of calling myself differently abled, and I am not just saying this verbally but making sure my thoughts, actions, and emotions also reflect it.
Publish Date: 2022-07-30
How People Who Are Disabled Can Fix Us
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes regarding the current state of turmoil in the world today and how disabled people may be able to teach us to fix ourselves.
Publish Date: 2022-06-12
A Blue Rose in a Bouquet of Flowers
Because there are so few blue roses, we don't know much about them. We only know that they have to be tended to more carefully and loved more.
Publish Date: 2022-05-21 - Updated: 2022-06-12
Becoming Eighteen: One Girl's Apprehensions and Observations
17-year-old Meagan Langtree pens her thoughts on the trials and tribulations of transitioning to adulthood.
Publish Date: 2022-04-21
What People Say When You Have a Disabled Child - And Maybe What They Should Have Said
I have three daughters; two are normal and one disabled. Most comments about my normal daughters are generic in nature, the most positive being that they were pretty, smart, and compassionate. The worst being I was spoiling them.
Publish Date: 2022-03-11
We Laugh So We Don't Cry: Caring for a Disabled Family Member
When you are disabled or care for a disabled person you often have friends who you can share stories with that others don't find interesting or humorous. These are the friends who laugh with us so we don't cry.
Publish Date: 2022-01-26
Inclusion: It Works Both Ways
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the various forms of inclusion both at home and in the classroom.
Publish Date: 2021-09-08 - Updated: 2022-03-11
Banging on the Door of Banks: An Experience of a Visually Disabled Person
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.
Publish Date: 2021-07-12
Dreams for Our Daughter
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.
Publish Date: 2021-06-23 - Updated: 2021-07-31
Living with a Sibling and Her disABILITY
Kathleen M. Cleaver writes on the positive and negative effects that a sibling with a disability has on a family and the siblings themselves.
Publish Date: 2021-06-07 - Updated: 2022-03-11
How the Politicization of Covid 19 Affects People with Disabilities
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver regarding Covid-19 effects on health and the disability community.
Publish Date: 2021-05-04 - Updated: 2021-08-23
Hidden Grief Part 2: Grandparents
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.
Publish Date: 2021-04-23 - Updated: 2022-03-11
Hidden Grief Part 1
Article by Kathleen M. Cleaver, the parent of Tricia who has multiple disabilities caused by hypoxia during the birth process.
Publish Date: 2021-04-08 - Updated: 2022-03-11
What 2020 Taught Me About Disability in the UK
Paul Dodenhoff reports on how the current COVID-19 global pandemic has further highlighted people with disabilities are still actively discriminated against.
Publish Date: 2021-01-04 - Updated: 2021-02-08
I Got More Help at The Cinema Than the Optician!
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..
Publish Date: 2020-02-28 - Updated: 2023-09-12
Our Children Are Worth It
Should one consider the life of a person with a disability less valuable than the life of a person without a disability.
Publish Date: 2018-07-13 - Updated: 2018-07-17
Last of the Seven Summits: Making History for Hemophilia!
Mountaineer Chris Bombardier is set to scale the Last of the Seven Summits, Mt. Vinson, becoming the first person with hemophilia to climb all Seven Summits.
Publish Date: 2017-12-22 - Updated: 2023-09-16
Chef with Disabilities Uses Stand-Up Wheelchair
Vocational Rehabilitation story of a chef who was able to return to his cooking career with the help of assistive technology.
Publish Date: 2017-10-16 - Updated: 2022-04-05
Amputee Model Breaking Barriers in Fashion and Shattering Stigma of Disability
Amputee model Shaholly Ayers is breaking beauty barriers and is currently featured in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog.
Publish Date: 2017-07-19 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Big Dreams, Great Job at Minnesota Best Buy for Man with Cerebral Palsy
Mongolia native finds Best Buy job with help from ProAct, leads smartphone app session for disability leaders, selected as national conference panelist.
Publish Date: 2017-06-16 - Updated: 2019-03-05
Are YOU Beautiful?
Not only does our society teach us what encompasses beauty but human nature has also ingrained us with this knowledge.
Publish Date: 2017-02-07 - Updated: 2021-04-16
The Ways Disability Is Beautiful
Thank you for showing me that my beauty is not tucked into my nail polish bottle nor folded neatly among my shirts.
Publish Date: 2017-02-06 - Updated: 2021-04-16
The Ways You Can See Hidden Disability
Caylee Shea writes on the trials and tribulations of having a hidden illness or invisible disability.
Publish Date: 2017-01-26 - Updated: 2021-04-16
Cystic Fibrosis: Caroline Is In Control
LMU student Caroline Schambeck has Cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease, but she does not let her illness dominate her life.
Publish Date: 2017-01-13 - Updated: 2022-03-22
The Art of Sitting - Quest for Peace
Caylee Shea takes us on a journey of meditation with her article - The Art of Sitting - Quest for Peace.
Publish Date: 2017-01-13 - Updated: 2021-04-16
Health and Disability It's Your Year!
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.
Publish Date: 2016-12-28 - Updated: 2021-04-16
My Disabled Holiday - Caylee Shea
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..
Publish Date: 2016-12-17 - Updated: 2021-04-16
A View from Ahead: Realities and Possibilities Post Injury
A View from Ahead, Realities and Possibilities Post Injury is a paper by a C5-C6 quadriplegic looking at life with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2016-11-21 - Updated: 2019-03-05
Airman Reflects on His Battle with Testicular Cancer
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.
Publish Date: 2016-11-21 - Updated: 2019-03-05
When I Auditioned for 'America's Next Top Model'
Article about my personal experiences with Treacher Collins Syndrome - a craniofacial disability.
Publish Date: 2016-04-25
When You Are Scared or No Longer Care - Mental Illness and Violence
Thomas C. Weiss writes on the topic of mental illness and violence, and includes his own personal experiences.
Publish Date: 2015-11-15 - Updated: 2023-07-24
How Much of Life is in a Man's Hands?
The loss of your hands can severely affect independence, drastically alter confidence, daily activities, and can trigger emotions of guilt.
Publish Date: 2015-11-11 - Updated: 2020-12-05
Alcoholism: The Loss of a Friend to Alcohol
Thomas C. Weiss writes on the loss of a friend due to alcoholism related health problems.
Publish Date: 2015-10-13 - Updated: 2021-07-25
Steven Foelsch - A Busy Advocate for People with Disabilities
Steven Foelsch, Director of Education Programs at Starkloff Disability Institute, enjoys the best of both worlds.
Publish Date: 2015-10-09 - Updated: 2019-03-06
New Life In China for St. Louis Woman with Disabilities
Laura Merleau-McGrady in Guangzhou, China, begins new job as English teacher at The Affiliated High School of South China Normal University.
Publish Date: 2015-09-03 - Updated: 2017-06-16
Diabetic NASCAR Driver Wins at Daytona International Speedway
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and Lilly Diabetes ambassador Ryan Reed wins Alert Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
Publish Date: 2015-02-22 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Writing Medical Review Articles - Scholar Strategies
Strategies scholars use when writing review articles include narrative review, systematic review, scoping, critical-realist and open peer commentary.
Publish Date: 2015-01-22
Two-Time Cancer Survivor Heads to South Pole
Swarner is no newcomer to amazing feats, he was the first cancer patient to summit Mt. Everest and conquer the Seven Summits.
Publish Date: 2015-01-15 - Updated: 2019-03-06
People First Language: An Oppositional Viewpoint
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.
Publish Date: 2015-01-13 - Updated: 2023-09-22
Teacher with Larsen Syndrome Role Model for Students
Vocational Rehabilitation shares a story about a woman with Larsens Syndrome who found her dream job as a teacher.
Publish Date: 2014-12-24 - Updated: 2021-09-26
Socio-cultural Interpretation: Disability, Technology, Sustainable Development
Research paper outlines disability conditions in Bangladesh including types, causes and its socio-cultural construction.
Publish Date: 2014-12-02 - Updated: 2021-10-06
Most US Presidents Forgotten Within 50 - 100 Years
Study reveals most American presidents destined to be forgotten within 50 to 100 years of their serving as president of the United States.
Publish Date: 2014-11-28 - Updated: 2020-11-15
For the Love of Babies
Guest blog post by Elizabeth Gwilliam regarding some of the challenges of parenting.
Publish Date: 2014-05-09 - Updated: 2021-01-15
Skydiving a Release from Life in a Wheelchair for Matthew Dooley
Matthew Dooley has cerebral palsy however that does not prevent him from enjoying the sport of skydiving.
Publish Date: 2014-04-27 - Updated: 2016-09-24
Adaptive Clothing for People with Down Syndrome by Ashley
Ashley DeRamus launches her own line of adaptive clothing specifically developed for people with Down syndrome.
Publish Date: 2013-09-14 - Updated: 2021-08-27
A Dream - A Challenge - A Life Changing Moment
My dream of becoming an inventor came true more importantly my dream of changing the life of just one person became a reality.
Publish Date: 2013-02-06 - Updated: 2022-02-17
Middle Aged Adults Face Pressure From Both Children and Parents
Many older people are living longer which adds new and unanticipated needs that their children often must step up to assist with.
Publish Date: 2013-01-25
People with Disabilities and Freezing Temperatures
Information concerning persons with disability regarding dealing with cold winter weather, frostnip, and frostbite.
Publish Date: 2013-01-16 - Updated: 2021-06-07
Sierra Gregg: Trailblazer for Americans with Disabilities
Sierra Gregg at Missouri Truman State University is legally blind but proves hard work dedication and belief in a cause can overcome all limitations.
Publish Date: 2013-01-13 - Updated: 2022-02-26
Hand-drawn Holiday Cards by Boy with Autism Funds Research
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.
Publish Date: 2012-12-31 - Updated: 2013-06-08
Three Days in the Life - Penny Pepper
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.
Publish Date: 2012-11-21 - Updated: 2019-03-05
Portrayal of Amputee Villains in Film and Theater
Article looks at how amputee actors are often portrayed in movies and theater.
Publish Date: 2012-11-10 - Updated: 2022-01-16
Martyn Sibley: European Tour with Disability
Martyn Sibley born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy is beginning a journey across Europe in a specially adapted car.
Publish Date: 2012-09-13 - Updated: 2023-08-11
We Are What We Live In: Get Organized, Get Happy!
Clutter can affect mental physical and spiritual health by creating low energy levels, bad moods, poor decision making, pessimism and fatigue.
Publish Date: 2012-08-16 - Updated: 2021-08-07
Toxic Mattress Chemicals Can Make You Sick
A Guide to some of the chemicals that your mattress may be composed of including their health risks.
Publish Date: 2012-01-16 - Updated: 2022-09-02
Preventing Electric Shocks from Static Electricity
Information on how to stop getting shocked from electrostatic discharges in your home, car, or wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2012-01-13 - Updated: 2022-05-04
Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability and Global Expansion
Disability is a means by which the human race can push to new heights and challenge ourselves to new levels of greatness.
Publish Date: 2011-12-05 - Updated: 2015-10-05
Reflections on Happiness
Article by Martina Roe on how to be happy as well as how to achieve and enjoy the feeling of happiness.
Publish Date: 2011-11-28 - Updated: 2021-11-23
7 Billion People Not an Issue - Human Development is What Counts
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.
Publish Date: 2011-10-27
Disability Diamond Theory - Martyn Sibley
Disability Diamond Theory by Martyn Sibley is a disability model that focuses on an individuals impairment, needs, aspirations and life choices.
Publish Date: 2011-09-29 - Updated: 2014-03-15
Wheelchairs and Medicare
The media often focuses on the price that Medicare pays to provide power wheelchairs to its beneficiaries.
Publish Date: 2011-09-18 - Updated: 2011-09-19
2 Yr Old's Understand Complex Grammar
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.
Publish Date: 2011-08-23 - Updated: 2015-04-19
Prader-Willi Syndrome: Bill's Story
Bill Sheadel was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome and has been praying for a cure for since he was just a little tot.
Publish Date: 2011-08-22 - Updated: 2022-01-10
Overcoming Adversity and Beating the Odds
Results of a new national study found that what does not kill us can make us mentally stronger.
Publish Date: 2011-07-30 - Updated: 2022-01-28
Enmeshment: Dysfunctional Relational Pattern
Enmeshment is a therapeutic term often misunderstood, this article covers what is enmeshment and how can a family recover from this dysfunctional relational pattern.
Publish Date: 2011-07-18 - Updated: 2022-02-08
Creating a Business Blog: The Power of Blogging
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.
Publish Date: 2011-07-08 - Updated: 2022-02-16
A Life's Lesson From The Front-lines of Developmental Disabilities
I have seen firsthand the importance of teaching self-awareness and social communication to students.
Publish Date: 2011-06-20 - Updated: 2011-08-27
Everything You Think, Feel or Say is Important
We should never waste one ounce of it, good, bad or indifferent. Everything you think, everything you feel, everything you have to say or not have to say, is important.
Publish Date: 2011-06-20 - Updated: 2022-03-02
Things My Father Taught Me: Love and Disability
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.
Publish Date: 2011-05-15 - Updated: 2022-04-02
Social Isolation Due to Disability
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.
Publish Date: 2011-04-03 - Updated: 2022-04-27
Experiences with Chondromalacia Patella
One of the diagnosis I have is Chondromalacia Patella a condition that is also referred to as Patellofemoral syndrome or Knee pain chondromalacia.
Publish Date: 2011-03-25 - Updated: 2016-06-08
Living With Chronic Tendonitis
I experienced pain in my arms and elbows for months before I finally went to a doctor at the insistence of my supervisors.
Publish Date: 2011-03-18 - Updated: 2017-04-15
Connections with Communication Technology and Sleep Patterns
Annual Sleep in America poll exploring connections with communications technology use and sleep patterns in Americans.
Publish Date: 2011-03-07
Karen: Tribute to Life of Girl with Muscular Dystrophy
After four or five months of growth we noticed that she was kind of slow and were told that she had Muscular Dystrophy.
Publish Date: 2011-02-24 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Environmental Disaster of Unprecedented Proportions from Millions of Abandoned Gas and Oil Wells
Failed capping technology and oversight make millions of abandoned oil and gas wells worldwide ecological disasters waiting to happen.
Publish Date: 2011-02-10
Falling on Deaf Ears
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-09 - Updated: 2013-06-16
The Effect of Technology on the Fourth Amendment
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-04 - Updated: 2014-07-06
There Are No Limits to What You Can Do
What if you could accomplish all that you set out to do with no limits.
Publish Date: 2011-01-18 - Updated: 2019-03-06
After Christmas Boxing Day Sales & Specials
Shoppers can save on a large range of items they need throughout the year by shopping the after Christmas or Boxing Day sales.
Publish Date: 2010-12-26 - Updated: 2016-09-24
When Do Athletes Reach their Physical Limits - Can Human Performance Continue to Improve
Running and swimming records are broken at almost every international athletics event but can human performance continue to improve indefinitely.
Publish Date: 2010-12-22
Christmas Holidays Arrive Once Again
The holiday season all too often finds people with disabilities wondering why they are not involved in activities to a greater extent.
Publish Date: 2010-12-21 - Updated: 2023-09-16
Plan to Save Thousands of American Lives Ignored by Washington
Lawyer claims his plan to reform the FDA could save 100000 lives a year but is ignored by Congress and the White House.
Publish Date: 2010-11-27
We Are Enabled By Design: Universal Design and Accessibility
Equip-able Ltd sponsored and participated in the first event held by the founders of the website Enabledbydesign.
Publish Date: 2010-11-25 - Updated: 2013-06-14
New Jersey Walks for TS to Raise Awareness of Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome is an inherited neurological disorder seen in as many as 1 in 100 children.
Publish Date: 2010-11-03 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Terminal at 4 Years Old - Triumphant at 22
In 1992 when Dant was 4-years-old he got to meet his hero Nolan Ryan and exchanged autographs.
Publish Date: 2010-10-30 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Being a Good Neighbor to People with Disabilities
Disabilities come in several forms some individuals might be physically impaired to the extent that they have difficulty moving or executing physical tasks.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20 - Updated: 2013-06-14
Refugees with Disabilities
Disabled refugees are one of the most vulnerable populations in the United States.
Publish Date: 2010-10-18 - Updated: 2013-06-01
My Journey of Self Discovery - Martina Roe
This is a story about me setting off on a road of discovery and searching my place in the world.
Publish Date: 2010-10-08 - Updated: 2016-06-14
Do Children Understand Irony
Findings from the University of Montreal reveals that children as young as four are able to understand and use irony.
Publish Date: 2010-09-14
Age-Old Advice from Your Elders
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.
Publish Date: 2010-09-13
Ovulating Women Buy Sexier Clothing
In an unconscious attempt to outdo female rivals ovulating women buy sexier clothing.
Publish Date: 2010-08-24 - Updated: 2014-11-28
How Teenage Mental Illness Relates to the Homeless Youth
Many troubled youth become runaways or are abandoned to the streets without a place to call home.
Publish Date: 2010-08-23 - Updated: 2016-04-05
Walking Across America with Brain Tumors
Disabled Consumer Advocate to Positively Walk Across America with Brain Tumors for Charity.
Publish Date: 2010-08-22 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Steph Cutler - Inspiration and Motivation Mentoring and Training
Having acquired a disability I realized many of the barriers disabled people face on a day-to-day basis.
Publish Date: 2010-07-14 - Updated: 2016-06-12
Adversity: Here to Break Us or Make Us
There are many success stories of disabled individuals overcoming adversity.
Publish Date: 2010-07-14 - Updated: 2016-06-12
The Day I Met Christopher Reeve
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.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Living Life to it's Fullest: Embracing the Differently Abled
Disability can be defined as a condition that can impair limit or place restrictions on the ability to function.
Publish Date: 2010-07-12 - Updated: 2013-06-15
Reflecting About Empathy
Till I started my Introduction to counseling skills course I had very little idea what empathy meant.
Publish Date: 2010-07-12
Alternative Evolution: Why Change Your Own Genes When You Can Borrow Someone Else's
Principle of evolution that plants and animals can adapt genetically in ways that help them better survive and reproduce.
Publish Date: 2010-07-10 - Updated: 2017-05-10
Paul Fejtek First Person with Brachial Plexus Palsy to Climb all Seven Summits
Paul Fejtek a person with Brachial Plexus Palsy climbs the highest mountain on each continent.
Publish Date: 2010-05-26 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Personal Professional and Ethical Dilemma
In my professional roles I advocate for and make appropriate suggestions for accommodations and interventions for people.
Publish Date: 2010-05-25 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Record Number of Americans Ready to Leave U.S.
International Living Survey Shows Record Number of Americans Ready to Leave the U.S..
Publish Date: 2010-03-31
Tattletale Pill Signals it has been Swallowed
Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed.
Publish Date: 2010-03-31
What-Up Birds? A Heartwarming SOFTIN Memory
What-up birds are a pair of seagulls who adopted the SOFTIN boat WaveWalker and visit us when we come back to harbor.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Restoring Vitality in Our Lives
Turn on your favorite music and transport yourself to a place and time of happiness and peace.
Publish Date: 2010-01-08 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Poor Face Greater Health Burden than Smokers or the Obese
Poverty and dropout rates as important as health problem and smoking in the United States.
Publish Date: 2009-12-22 - Updated: 2010-07-09
Does Discipline Really Change the Behavior of Children
Discipline was never intended to have an effect on children.
Publish Date: 2009-11-25 - Updated: 2013-06-15
Jacobson Award Recipient Wants to Be a Taxpayer
Hughes is on his way to reaching his goal as this years Judd Jacobson Memorial Award recipient.
Publish Date: 2009-10-19
Ardipithecus Ramidus - Ardi - Oldest Skeleton of Human Ancestors
Discovery of Ardi a relatively complete Ardipithecus ramidus fossil skeleton sheds light on human evolution.
Publish Date: 2009-10-12 - Updated: 2017-05-10
Cab Driver Can Not Donate Kidney to Passenger
Tom Chappell a Phoenix cab driver can not donate kidney to his passenger.
Publish Date: 2009-10-06
Politically Incorrect Words List
List of top politically incorrect words and phrases for 2009 from the global language monitor.
Publish Date: 2009-10-05
To Walk or Not to Walk that is the Question
I have been getting progressively weaker and have adapted my lifestyle to suit these changes.
Publish Date: 2009-09-30 - Updated: 2019-02-04
Nancy Pelosi Fears Violence
A Guest Blog about Nancy Pelosis fears that political turmoil will turn to violence in America.
Publish Date: 2009-09-25 - Updated: 2016-09-24
Gadgets and Gizmos
Staring at the ceiling I was suddenly aware that there were numerous flashing lights before my eyes.
Publish Date: 2009-09-14
Encounters with Disabled Toilets
When people talk to me about disabled toilets I visualize a buckled and bent toilet with its cistern lid crooked.
Publish Date: 2009-09-14
The Arrogance or Ignorance of the Healthy
It is the belief of those who have never suffered a chronic disease that it is the patients fault they have the disease.
Publish Date: 2009-09-13
Acceptance and Loss: Pain, Stress and Disability
Our level of coping with difficulties is an important factor in deciding how effective and content we are with our lives.
Publish Date: 2009-09-07 - Updated: 2019-03-06
The Choices Faced by a Busted-Up Veteran
I was not prepared for the realities I was facing when I became disabled.
Publish Date: 2009-09-07
New Video Blog Opens Eyes to Treatment of Disabled
Video blog capturing one 26-year-old woman's experience navigating through life with a severe physical disability.
Publish Date: 2009-08-29 - Updated: 2013-06-16
Why Obama's Dog has Curly Hair
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.
Publish Date: 2009-08-27
The Sixth Sense - Fish and the Lateral-line System
Fish and some amphibians possess a unique sixth sense sensory capability in the so-called lateral-line system.
Publish Date: 2009-08-26 - Updated: 2009-08-31
How to Turn-a-Round a Bad Day at Work
A number of tips to make the best of a bad situation and turn around a bad day at work to your advantage.
Publish Date: 2009-08-17 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Outraged by Treatment of Disabled Today
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.
Publish Date: 2009-08-03 - Updated: 2009-08-21
Store Treatment - Disability Awareness
I am outraged by the treatment I received last Saturday at a store name located in Mesa AZ.
Publish Date: 2009-08-02 - Updated: 2009-08-21
Fixing America's Disability Housing Issues
Proposed housing plan to aid poverty stricken disabled people in the United States.
Publish Date: 2009-08-02 - Updated: 2009-08-21
Disabled Veteran Left out in the Cold
Left out in the cold by the Veterans Administration US Army and the US Government.
Publish Date: 2009-08-02 - Updated: 2009-08-21
New to Being Disabled
Struggling with my limitations and am frustrated with how the medical community tries to pigeonhole everyone into one category.
Publish Date: 2009-08-02 - Updated: 2009-08-21
Deadbeat Dads and Disability
State Governments are seizing the Federal Stimulus Checks from the disabled under the guise of going after Deadbeat Dads.
Publish Date: 2009-08-02 - Updated: 2016-03-25
Don't Live in the Past As Nothing is Forever Fated
Imagine that each night of your life, for years and years to come that your night would end in a fresh nightmare.
Publish Date: 2009-07-25 - Updated: 2019-03-06
SOFTIN's Interaction Among Special Needs Kids
SOFTINs crew of experienced at-sea educators uses every observational tactic available to assess the effectiveness of an educational adventure.
Publish Date: 2009-07-15 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Guitar Player Turns His Disability Around
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.
Publish Date: 2009-07-08 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Disability No Block to this Graduate!
Jasmine Bethea may have been born with a disability but that did not stop her from graduating this week.
Publish Date: 2009-07-07 - Updated: 2019-03-06
The Real Story of Softin is Stories of the People We Serve
The real story of SOFTIN is about the changes we bring about in the special needs people we serve.
Publish Date: 2009-07-07 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Seafaring Opportunities for Those in Need (SOFTIN) Inc.
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.
Publish Date: 2009-07-06 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Building Your Net Worth Through Friendships
The strength and scope of our relationships with others is a critical factor in rebounding from a crisis.
Publish Date: 2009-06-02 - Updated: 2019-03-06
Standup for MS: A Story of Mobility Rehabilitation
Hospital staff could not see me not using a wheelchair for the rest of my life.
Publish Date: 2009-05-28 - Updated: 2019-03-05
Jessica Cox: Pilot with No Arms and Inspirational Speaker
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-21 - Updated: 2019-03-06
How to Develop Self Discipline
Self discipline is a character trait People with this trait are willing to sacrifice drive themselves hard and be convicted to a passionate cause.
Publish Date: 2008-02-01 - Updated: 2019-03-06
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