disability

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. (photo by Ginny Cummings Photography)

Why I Wanted My Cane In My Engagement Photos 

When Macey and I planned our engagement photos, I knew I wanted my sparkly, bright lavender cane to be in them. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   01.29.19   |   SHARE
Voices
I feel like I am a burden on my family.

Ask Erin: I Feel Like I'm A Burden On My Family

I feel like an absolute burden on my family, and whilst I know they don't resent having to help me, it does limit their freedom. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.19.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash

Including My Son Should Not Be Considered A Heroic Act

As the mother to a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, I constantly search for and even engineer environments where my son is welcome. Read...
Anne Penniston Grunsted of Role Reboot    |   11.9.18   |   SHARE
My shame ran so deep that I couldn’t admit to myself that I had a disability, even when it impeded my studies and my social experience.

What It’s Like To Live With An “Invisible” Disability

My shame ran so deep that I couldn’t admit to myself that I had a disability, even when it impeded my studies and my social experience. Read...
Akhila Kolisetty    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
There are so many little things I never thought about before I lost the ability to do them.

What I Took For Granted When I Was Able-Bodied​

There are so many little things I never thought about before I lost the ability to do them. Pain is fluid. It seeps into every crack and corner. Read...
Heather M. Jones    |   07.17.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Photo: Abeer Al-Kubaisi, courtesy of MIGA.

Swimsuits Inspired By Scars Are Changing How We Talk About Disfigurement

Mendiola chose to design swimwear as a way to change the narrative surrounding societal beauty standards and physical differences. Read...
Ariel Henley    |   07.16.18   |   SHARE
Bodies

How Tarot Cards Saved My Life

I start each day by drawing two cards for guidance, and then further consulting the deck. Last fall, tarot cards saved my life. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   06.26.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Photo of Rachel Hoge by Katy Nash

I Make Fashion Choices With My Disability In Mind

The clothes I wear allow others to see beyond my stutter, encouraging them to discard any negative connotations they might have about my disability. Read...
Rachel Hoge    |   03.6.18   |   SHARE
Minds