My blog is all about educating you about different disabilities and conditions. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are very different but very important subjects so I asked my friend Alessia to tell her story about living with a chronic illness. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a daunting experience. While often not fatal, it changes … Continue reading Guest Post: Chronic Illness As An Expat: My Chronic Illness Story
When you have a disability you will face many challenges but your disability makes you who you are and without it, you would be a completely different person! My friend Karly faces many more challenges than I do but without her disability, she would be and completely different person and we would have never met … Continue reading Guest Post: How Muscular Dystrophy Shaped Me As A Person
About the Author: Judy Mallette is the mother of three children. She learned very early on that children, abled or disabled, teach us more than we can ever teach them. The lessons started, and will never really end, on November 16, 1981. Her son, Adam, was a child with severe developmental disabilities compounded by epilepsy, congenital … Continue reading Guest Post: Parenting A Child With Disabilities What Adam Has Taught Me
After waiting over a year for a new wheelchair Karly was finally able to get one! Karly's wheelchair is her greatest accessibility tool and when places are not accommodating of her wheelchair it can be really frustrating because instead of having fun like everyone else she has to sit on the sidelines! Accessibility does not … Continue reading Guest Post: Three Times Inaccessibility Had A Negative Impact On My Life
Today’s guest post was written by Brendan Birth a young professional who is pursuing a career in advocacy and passionate about multiple forms of discrimination and injustice. In his spare time, he likes to serve his home church, track major snowstorms and hurricanes, follow multiple sports, and make lots of puns. You can connect and … Continue reading Guest Post: Review Of Mass Transit In New York City
Karly’s powerchair is lifechanging just like my manual one is! It allows Karly to be able to leave her house and without it, she would be completely homebound. Today’s guest post was written by Karly and she talks about how powerchairs differ from a manual one. Karly’s powerchair changed her life and I could not have written … Continue reading Guest Post: How Are Power Chairs Different From Manual Ones?