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The Ultimate Exercise Guide for People with Parkinson’s Disease

If you live with Parkinson's disease, this exercise guide will help you overcome challenges to physical activity and set fitness goals to improve your function ...

Graduate School Decoded: How to Navigate the Ph.D. with a Physical Disability

As we discussed in part one of this series, making the decision to go to grad school is not one to be taken lightly under any circumstance. But doing so as a ...

Graduate School Decoded: How to Apply to a Ph.D. Program with a Physical Disability

Making the decision to go to grad school is not one to be taken lightly under any circumstance. But doing so as a person with a physical disability can be ...

Achilles International Celebrates 40 Years with a Special Relay

Deborah Groeber is a member of the Philadelphia chapter of Achilles International, a track organization that makes it possible for people with disabilities to ...

Designing a Bedroom with Accessibility Features

After a long and stressful day, your bedroom should be your very own personal oasis of calm and tranquillity. However, this isn’t always the case for people ...

Exercises for Amputees: A Guide to Improve Mobility After Limb Loss

It’s estimated that about 185,000 amputations are done in the United States each year, and about one in 190 Americans are currently living with the loss of a ...

Glaucoma Empowerment Guide: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition where the optic nerve (the nerve behind the eye) is damaged, leading to vision loss. More and more ...

10 Best Remote Jobs for People with Disabilities

According to estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO), 16% of the world's population (1.3 billion people) lives with significant disabilities. ...

What’s Next for Growing Your Business? 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

It’s not easy to start a business, let alone as someone who lives with a disability. Yet if you’ve taken those first few steps, you’ve also taken stock of the ...

What Is a Spoonie? The Spoon Theory of Chronic Illness, Explained

Spoon theory. Spoonie. If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you may hear these terms and be confused. What is a spoonie? ...

6 Tips for Dealing with Ableism and Disability Discrimination

Have you ever felt like your life was more difficult because of a disability or chronic illness? Maybe you’ve been treated unfairly in the workplace or had ...

5 Ways to Improve Your Experience When Traveling with a Disability

Everyone deserves the chance to travel and see the world. There’s a lot to see and do, and the memories you make can fill you with happiness for years to come. ...

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