Disability Support & Advice from Peer Experts
33 Stocking Stuffers for Adults with a Chronic Illness or Disability

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 ...

Wheelchair Accessories to Pimp Your Ride

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 ...

How New Voting Laws Deny Disabled People Access to the Ballot Box

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 ...

How to Support a Loved One with a Traumatic Brain Injury

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 ...

Parking with Parkinson’s: When I Was Confronted for Using a Disability Parking Permit

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 ...

Stop Excluding Disability from Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives

It is exciting that businesses are embracing the ever-growing conversations about Diversity and Inclusion. However, one of the largest marginalized groups of ...

4 Nonvisual Shopping Tips for Blind and Low Vision People

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 ...

4 Tips That Help Me Cope with Shoulder Limitations

I have been thinking lately about how far I have come in six years of living with shoulder limitations.  Six years ago, I had just stepped down from the ...

5 Essential Strategies for Working from Home as a Disabled Person

As work-from-home policies have continued to endure in the United States, more disabled people are working than ever before. This is hardly surprising, since ...

6 Tips for Making Friends as a College Student with a Disability or Chronic Illness

Attending college is a big decision to make and it’s a critical phase of life that many people are encouraged to pursue. If you're a student with a disability, ...

These Children’s Books Get Characters with Down Syndrome Just Right

These children's books depict characters with Down syndrome accurately in entertaining stories that encourage respect and inclusion. I grew up with my younger ...

6 Entrepreneurs with Down Syndrome You Can Support This Holiday Season (and All Year)

The National Down Syndrome Congress estimates that one in every 700 U.S. children is born with this chromosomal genetic condition that can affect both ...

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