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By Rob Woods July 20, 2021

A guide to creating an accessible bedroom

If you or your loved one requires an accessible home, you likely already know the challenges of finding the perfect space to meet the needs of a person living with a disability. According to the American Apartment Owners Association, there is a critical lack of affordable, accessible housing for individuals...

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By Aqeel Qureshi July 06, 2021

Disability is always severely punished in times of crisis

Whenever things go wrong for a country, either by natural disaster or a pandemic, it has always hit persons...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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 published in June. How can a 12-year-old artist and author in the autism spectrum be capable of illustrating every book and co-writing them with mom Yadira...

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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 of both kinds of children face similar challenges, there are unique hurdles parents rearing children who learn differently must confront in helping their kids navigate...