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Learning to Sing Again After Becoming Deaf

Deafness and music shouldn’t really go together but they do! OK, hear me out before you descend into wails of despair at the lack of awareness. I am a ...

How to Teach Non-Verbal Skills to Children Who Were Born Blind

Non-verbal communication and behavior are two of the most problematic aspects of teaching and counseling people who were born with total or partial blindness.  ...

16 Board Games Blind People and Those with Low Vision Can Play

Board games and card games are loved by people of all ages and social backgrounds and there is a good reason for that -- they are great tools for learning, ...

Coping with Vision Loss: A Guide to Life with Low Vision or Blindness

So you've just found out you're going blind or have permanent vision loss. What do you do now? Coping with vision loss is a new experience for most people, as ...

A Sports and Exercise Guide for People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

If you are living with complete or partial vision loss, it can seem challenging to stay physically active. The good news is that vision loss doesn’t have to ...

White Canes for Blindness 101 – What to Know About Your First White Cane

If you or someone close to you is living with total blindness or low vision, you are probably familiar with the device called a long white cane.  This article ...

23 Children’s Books About Disabilities That Are Educational and Fun

Children's books about disabilities and differences used to be rare, but are becoming more popular. Kids need to learn about all kinds of diversity so they can ...

Body Positivity Art – Artists Who Celebrate Diverse Bodies

Body positivity art celebrates all bodies, challenging society's beauty standards. From Venus of Willendorf to the paintings of Peter Paul Rubens, curvy bodies ...

14 Cerebral Palsy Books Written by Authors with CP

When I was a child growing up with cerebral palsy, there was almost no disability representation in books. All cerebral palsy books were written by ...

The Labor Shortage Has Created a Caregiver Crisis for Seniors and People with Disabilities

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 ...

12 Self-Advocacy Skills for Adults With a Disability or Chronic Illness

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." ...

4 College Application Tips for Students With a Disability or Chronic Illness

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 ...

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