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By Abdel Dahim July 05, 2021

One man’s life journey living with a disability

The difficulties in life are not your inability to achieve what you want, but your inability to push away what you don't want. Born in the month of August in...

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Shayla Brown
By Shayla Brown June 04, 2021

Young Actor: See Talent First, Disability an Afterthought

I am an actor who is blind. This is my truth, but it doesn’t dictate who I am or what I’m capable of achieving in this world. My background story begins when...

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Nasir Khalil
By Nasir Khali May 19, 2021

“Disability is not Inability”

This is the motto I live by and use to inspire others with physical disabilities. I was an active, fun-loving child who enjoyed playing with my friends...

Lisa Vallee
Lisa Vallee
By Lisa Vallee May 13, 2021

How Ontario’s Direct Funding Program Changed My Life

I was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at the age of 2 — I will be turning 50 soon.  The arthritis affected every single joint in my body, leaving...

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By Patrick Young April 07, 2021

Fundamental steps to becoming an entrepreneur for parents with disabilities

Parenting is hard. And if you have a disability, you likely deal with additional challenges and costs on a day-to-day basis. One of the most common issues for adults...

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By Yadira V. Calderon April 07, 2021

Girl with autism creates children books to confirm kids learn from kids

Rainbow Mosho writes books that create a world where children feel safe and unique. Rainbow has published two books in less than 6 months. A third book will be...

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Darryl E. Owens
By Darryl E. Owens March 17, 2021

Beacon College creates television show focused on learning disabilities

There is a world of difference between what typical students need to thrive and the support students with learning disabilities need to thrive. Likewise, while parents...

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By Jenny Wise March 11, 2021

Moving to a new home in 2021? Keep these considerations in mind if you have a child with disability

Planning to move to a new home in 2021? If so, you’ve likely started thinking about all of the major steps involved in the process. From researching neighborhoods...

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By Jennifer Adams February 17, 2021

How can a paralyzed person clear bowels at a specific time of day?

With paralysis, the pathway between the bowel and the brain is disrupted. This impairs the bowel's signals to the brain about when and how to defecate. The...

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