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 ...