Getting dressed after waking up or putting on a beautiful outfit before going to a high-class establishment might seem second nature. Just take those flashy clothes out of the closet and put them on -- done! However, for many wheelchair users and blind/sight-impaired individuals, this simple task ...READ MORE +
For those who like to plan, it can be frustrating having a loved one who drops out of events at the last minute, even when you know they are struggling with chronic illness symptoms. It makes it difficult to arrange spending time together and can also have financial implications – something we’re ...READ MORE +
This holiday season, if you have a family member or friend who is d/Deaf or hard of hearing, these tips will help you support them at family gatherings and make them feel included. Supporting d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family and Friends at Holiday Gatherings “Circle the Thanksgiving table, and ...READ MORE +
If you need to take a lot of medications, these pill organizers can help keep you on schedule, and even do so with style! Managing a complex medication schedule is no small task. Whether you’ve recently begun taking several prescriptions, or have been on the same routine for years, keeping track ...
If you have a family member or friend who lives with a chronic illness or disability, these stocking stuffers and small gifts under $25 are great ways to show them how much they mean to you — without breaking the bank. Gifts don't have to cost an arm and a leg to show someone how much you care; ...
Tired of boring mobility devices? We've got the ultimate guide to wheelchair accessories to make life easier while transforming you into a style icon. When you hear the word wheelchair, what are the first images that come to mind? If you’re like many people, you probably imagine one of those old ...READ MORE +
Many states worked after the 2020 election cycle to make it harder to vote in various communities they deemed not congruent with their interests. My state was no exception. This has led to mass disenfranchisement and the loss of rights for the disabled community and others. Those enacting these ...READ MORE +
Cerebral Palsy (CP) is the name given to a group of disorders that affect a person’s balance, mobility, and posture and is caused by a brain injury that happens early on in life – either before, during, or after birth. CP affects each person differently and can range from mild to severe symptoms, ...READ MORE +
If someone you know has had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) knowing what to do to help them during their rehabilitation can be hard and the road to their recovery may be long and difficult. Quality support and care following a TBI are crucial for a successful transition back into everyday life, so ...READ MORE +
The other day, I was sitting in the passenger seat of our car, which was parked in a disability parking spot. My permit placard was displayed as required near the windshield. We were at a California beach, and while the rest of the family had walked off to the beach, I was still seated in the car. ...READ MORE +
It is exciting that businesses are embracing the ever-growing conversations about Diversity and Inclusion. However, one of the largest marginalized groups of people worldwide is often still excluded from those conversations -- people with disabilities. People with disabilities are often ...READ MORE +
If you're a blind person or have low vision, these nonvisual shopping tips can make finding holiday gifts or daily essentials easier. It’s that time of year when many of us are gleefully participating in capitalism, purchasing just-right items for loved ones. Whichever holiday you celebrate, we ...READ MORE +