What New Parents Of Disabled Children Need to Know

When you find out that your child is going to be disabled it can make many new parents very anxious and reading every single article they can find about that disability that will hopefully tell them what to do.  Parents of newly disabled kids become very concerned about their kid's future and wonder if because … Continue reading What New Parents Of Disabled Children Need to Know

What am I supposed to do now that I am stuck at home?

During the most recent COVID-19 outbreak we are all advised to stay home to help prevent the spread of the virus which is good but what are you supposed to do for the next thirty days?  As many disabled people are used to this type of living and nothing has really changed about our life … Continue reading What am I supposed to do now that I am stuck at home?

What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

The most recent coronavirus outbreak is leaving a lot of people nervous and not just people that probably won't catch it and shouldn't be worried but many disabled people with chronic conditions that couldn't fight it. Any virus can be potentially dangerous for disabled people and even the common cold can cause some disabled people … Continue reading What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

Guest Post: How Are Powerchairs Different From Manual Ones?

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?

How is Muscular Dystrophy and Spina Bifida Different?

When people see two wheelchair users hanging out it is often assumed that our disability and challenges are the same but this is so far from the truth and many chronic conditions are very different from each other. Some wheelchair users have the ability to walk while others don't and only need them for long … Continue reading How is Muscular Dystrophy and Spina Bifida Different?

How To Be Supportive Of Someone Recovering From Surgery

When you are recovering from surgery the support you have is a huge part of how you will react to it and how quickly it will go by.  If you are surrounded by people who are not supportive of your situation will increase your stress and anxiety levels and makes recovery seems twice as long. … Continue reading How To Be Supportive Of Someone Recovering From Surgery

Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability

Happy Valentine's Day!  When you are disabled or have chronic pain it can be difficult to love yourself because how can you when you struggle with so much? You wake up and go to bed in bed so what is there to love? There are lots of things to love about yourself but if you … Continue reading Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability