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How Has Disability Affected You - Stories of and by People with Disabilities Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Your Disability Stories category.

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-10-16 : Chef with Disabilities Continues Career Using Stand-Up Wheelchair : Vocational Rehabilitation story of a man who was able to return to his career with the help of assistive technology.
2017-06-16 : 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.
2017-02-07 : Are YOU Beautiful by Caylee Shea : Not only does our society teach us what encompasses beauty but human nature has also ingrained us with this knowledge.
2017-02-06 : Ways Disability is Beautiful by Caylee Shea : Thank you for showing me that my beauty is not tucked into my nail polish bottle nor folded neatly among my shirts.
2017-01-26 : 11 Ways You Can See Hidden Illness : Caylee Shea writes on the trials and tribulations of having a hidden illness or invisible disability.
2017-01-13 : 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.
2017-01-13 : 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.
2016-12-28 : Health and Disability - 2017 is 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.
2016-12-17 : My Disabled Holiday : 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....
2016-11-21 : A View from Ahead - Realities and Possibilities Post Injury : A View from Ahead, Realities and Possibilities Post Injury is a paper by a C-5,6 quadriplegic looking at life with disabilities.
2016-11-21 : 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.
2016-06-14 : Strategies to Recognize and Overcome Depression : Strategy and tips to recognize depression and help overcome feeling down and depressed.
2015-12-09 : The Inside Man (Die Binneman) - Julius van der Wat : Incredible story of 37-year-old Julius van der Wat who lives his life in Jozi's beautiful Valley Road.
2014-12-24 : Teacher with Disability Role Model for Students : Vocational Rehabilitation shares story about woman with Larsens Syndrome who found her dream job as a teacher.
2012-11-21 : 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.
2012-08-14 : Psychological and Social Aspects of Disability : Psychological intervention can help a person with a disability progress through stages of disability and assist them resolving difficulties experienced.
2011-08-22 : 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.
2009-09-07 : 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.
2009-07-28 : How to Cope with Sudden Illness or Disability : Article gives assistance to help you cope with a sudden illness or disability.
2009-07-28 : Tips for the Newly Disabled : Offers a number of tips and advice to newly disabled persons who suddenly find themselves with a disability.
2009-05-28 : Standup for MS: A Story of Mobility Rehabilitation : Hospital staff could not see me not using a wheelchair for the rest of my life.

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