Today’s guest post was written by Karly and she talks about how powerchairs differ from a manual one. Karly’s powerchair changed her life and I could not have written it better since I don’t use one and hopefully will never have to. Check it out! If you’ve been reading Sarah’s blog for a while, you know that … Continue reading Guest Post: How Are Powerchairs Different From Manual Ones?
Today's guest post was written by Brendan Birth a young professional who is pursuing a career in advocacy and passionate about multiple forms of discrimination and injustice. In his spare time, he likes to serve his home church, track major snowstorms and hurricanes, follow multiple sports, and make lots of puns. You can connect and … Continue reading Guest Post: Review of Mass Transit In New York City
Accessibility does not end at ramps and when you are not easily accessible for a disabled person we feel excluded and it can have a huge negative impact on us. There have been a few times when Karly has had to deal with inaccessibility and today she explains how it negatively affected her. Growing … Continue reading Guest post: Three times inaccessibility had a negative impact on my life
This month's guest post was written by one of my loving grandparents Lynn Mallette I hope you enjoy it! Interesting terms; disabled, abled, handicap, able and now differently able. I heard a story recently about animals that were being called “differently able”. The term referred to their disabilities. Some were born without limbs, partial limbs … Continue reading Guest post: Differently abled
Having a disability that progressively gets worse over time isn't all cupcakes and rainbows but it is not as depressing as you may think. Disability changes a person and without it, you would be a completely different person. My friend Karly explains how Muscular Dystrophy has shaped her as a person. Check it out! I … Continue reading Guest post: How Muscular Dystrophy shaped me as a person
About the Author: Judy Mallette is the mother of three children. She learned very early on that children, abled or disabled, teach us more than we can ever teach them. The lessons started, and will never really end, on November 16, 1981. Her son, Adam, was a child with severe developmental disabilities compounded by epilepsy, congenital … Continue reading Guest post: Parenting A Child With Disabilities What Adam Has Taught Me
My blog is all about educating you about different disabilities and conditions. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are very different but very important subjects so I asked my friend Alessia to tell her story about living with a chronic illness. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a daunting experience. While often not fatal, it changes … Continue reading Guest post: Chronic illness as an expat: my chronic illness story