The almost-post-pandemic labor shortage in the United States is a hot topic in the news right now. If you’ve driven around your town or checked Facebook groups in your area, you’ve almost certainly seen evidence of it in the form of help wanted signs and job advertisements. The federal government ...READ MORE +
Whether you have had a disability or chronic illness for a long time or you’re new to facing health challenges, you may have heard of the term "self-advocacy." But what exactly does it mean? And what kinds of self-advocacy skills can help you get through life with a disability or chronic illness? ...READ MORE +
When I began the college application process as a teenager with a chronic illness, I was lost. After two years of medical chaos, during which college would have been deemed an impossibility, my conditions stabilized under the care of a new team of doctors. I was and am not healthy by any means, but ...READ MORE +
When I was a kid, my favorite TV show was MacGyver. Every week, I would watch him find solutions for seemingly insurmountable problems using everyday items. MacGyver is the OG life hacker, and I've always wanted to be just like him. As a woman with cerebral palsy, I've had to develop my own ...