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Anahita Monga
By Anahita Monga July 28, 2022

I finally got hearing aids at age 26, after a lifetime of feeling stigmatized

My kindergarten teacher was the one who informed my parents that I may need hearing aids. When my parents got my ears tested, the hearing specialist confirmed that I was born with moderate hearing loss. In India, in 1993, my parents feared that having hearing aids would automatically label me a “disabled” child and put me at...

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By Rob Woods July 27, 2022

Preparing for the parenting life when you have a disability

Welcoming a baby into the world means you’re embarking on the most rewarding journey possible. With that said, it...

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By Rob Woods June 08, 2022

4 fun cities to visit on your self-care reset trip

At Disability Insider, we know that living with a disability is far from easy. When life starts to feel a little...

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By Tamara Bhandari June 08, 2022

Study links Protein to intellectual disability has complex role

Fragile X syndrome, the leading inherited cause of intellectual disability, is due to a genetic mutation that...

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By Khadija June 08, 2022

How to manage an ADHD diagnosis

What I learned to do, and not to do, while getting to know my neurodivergent brain. How I was diagnosed I...

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By Malik Wasif June 08, 2022

How to view cloistered browsing history on iPhone

Private browsing means connecting to your Internet in a method where your browsing history won't be observable to...

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By Disability Insider March 31, 2022

We want to hear your experience of life with a disability

People with disabilities face many physical and attitudinal obstacles on a daily basis. Not being able to watch...

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By Anne K., Helen D. February 24, 2022

How people with disability can protect themselves from COVID

People with disability bear a disproportionate burden of COVID infections, serious disease and death. Every time a support worker enters their home, people with disability risk COVID exposure. But while Australian states have evidence-based measures to reduce the spread of COVID in schools and hospitals – such...

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By Yasmine Sherif February 17, 2022

Fulfilling the right to education of children with disabilities in global education crisis

When she was just 16, Nujeen Mustafa made a 3,500-mile journey from Syria to Germany in a steel wheelchair. Nujeen didn’t attend school in Syria like the other girls and boys – even before the war broke out. She was one of the millions of children denied their human right to an education, simply because of...