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By Daniel Martin November 18, 2022

Enrollment and eligibility for Medicare for people with disabilities

Medicare is a government program designed to provide medical coverage to residents of the United States over age 65. People with disabilities have different needs when it comes to health care coverage. Understanding the different types of Medicare coverage and how to enroll is essential. Enrollment and eligibility for Medicare...

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By Daniel Martin September 20, 2022

Ways to determine your family’s eligibility for better social security benefits

The Social Security Administration (SSA), formerly known as the "Social Security Board", was first established in...

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By Josh Abel September 20, 2022

Managing with Epilepsy in high school and beyond

When I entered high school I had a full beard and a medical condition (a seizure disorder) that wasn't under control...

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By Johannes Ludwig September 06, 2022

The right to participate in society

On the fringes of Ghanian society, a boy with disabilities struggles daily to survive. But Maclean Atsu...

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By Dylan Reid September 01, 2022

Four practical tips for people with disabilities when dealing with a flood

While not something we give much thought to in our day-to-day lives, flooding has the potential to wreak havoc...

Two Scientists Wearing Face Masks use Microscope, Analyse Sample in Petri Dish, Discuss Innovative Technology Two Scientists Wearing Face Masks use Microscope, Analyse Sample in Petri Dish, Discuss Innovative Technology
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By Sierra Powell September 01, 2022

Innovations in the medical industry to better understand diseases

Medical science has come a long way in the past few decades. In particular, our understanding of diseases has...

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By Dylan Reid August 17, 2022

How can an inclusive workplace culture benefit businesses?

An inclusive workplace is one that champions equality and hires people regardless of their social, economic or...

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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 will also be one of your most challenging journeys. And if you’re coming into a situation with a disability, you might encounter unique obstacles. But here’s the thing: millions of people living with a disability...