There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability - Sharron Angle
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No matter the type of person, there are lessons to be learned from them. People with disabilities are especially influential, as our hardships in life aren't easily forgotten. We go through every day with determination and strength, which many people are bowled over by, with many secretly wondering if they could do the same thing. People with a disabilities learn so much throughout their lives; life lessons that able-bodied people rarely get to experience.
Having a disability is definitely difficult, but it's also one of the richest classrooms a human can experience, too. While these learning experiences are more profound experienced directly,…
No matter the type of person, there are lessons to be learned from them. People with disabilities are especially influential, as our hardships in life aren’t easily forgotten. We go through every day with determination and strength, which many people are bowled over by, with many secretly wondering if they could do the same thing.
The primary focus of the Disabled World web site is to provide up to date information via our informative articles, disability news and educational videos. In addition to our articles, stories from our in-house writers, and submitted news items by various organizations and Government Departments, each day we manually select relevant items from around the web for publishing that we consider will be of interest to persons with disabilities, carers, and the general public.
Ouch explores the disability world in blog posts and a monthly internet radio talk show. It is brought to you by an award-winning team of disabled journalists – Emma Tracey and Damon Rose – with help from guest contributors who all have personal connections to disability.
The premier source for developmental disability news.
Some of the most often seen medical conditions on disability applications.
FacingDisability was specifically created to connect families who suddenly have to deal with a spinal cord injury with other people like them. Our website has more than 1,500 videos of family members answering real-life questions about how they cope with a spinal cord injury.
For disabled people, the elderly and their carers in the UK.
International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
Born with a rare neuromuscular myopathy, Jeff has spent his life dedicated to advocating for himself and others with disabilities. With a PhD in Media Studies from Western University, Jeff's research focuses on the representation of disability in popular and digital culture.
Where businesses and people with disabilities connect.
We want to improve people’s life who are significantly impaired by a physical limitation in their daily lives. This is done by providing comprehensive information and advice about all areas of everyday life with the aim to enable affected people to live a largely independent life. In addition, we want to improve the integration of people with disabilities through raising awareness in society and economy.
We believe in the power of stories, the strength of communities and the beauty of the human spirit.
An online resource for people with disability.
Exceptional Adventures is a non-profit organization with over 35 years of experience providing vacation opportunities, events and monthly dances for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Some disabilities prevent people from driving or riding in a car. We're here to change that.
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