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3 Hacks for Dealing with Difficult Doctors and Medical Systems as a Chronically Ill Person
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Chronically ill or medically complex patients face all kinds of discrimination and uncooperative attitudes from our medical system. This especially goes for ...

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Cerebral Palsy: How to Support Your Child
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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 ...

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How to Support a Loved One with a Traumatic Brain Injury
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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 ...

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How to Survive Survivor’s Guilt
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At 15, I beat cancer. The treatment worked, there was no more evidence of the disease, and I was starting to feel better physically. But mentally, I was a ...

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10 Ways to Cope With Grief During the Holidays
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Although the holidays are usually a happy time of year, they can be painful for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Things like toxic ...

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So You Just Received an Adult ADHD Diagnosis. Now What?
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On Monday 26th September, 2022, I received an adult ADHD diagnosis. For the first time in my life, things started to make sense as to why I function the way I ...

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Parenting with Chronic Fatigue: 11 Ways to Support Your Kids (and Yourself)
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Parenting can be a rollercoaster of emotions and leave you worn out. Add a chronic illness to that, and you can find yourself one very stressed and exhausted ...

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4 Nonvisual Shopping Tips for Blind and Low Vision People
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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 ...

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How to Create Realistic Media Portrayals of People with Bipolar Disorder
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Often conflated with dissociative identity disorder, bipolar disorder (BD), or manic depression, is one of the most widely misunderstood and wrongly portrayed ...

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4 Tips That Help Me Cope with Shoulder Limitations
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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 ...

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5 Essential Strategies for Working from Home as a Disabled Person
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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 ...

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

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