Disability Dating Myths

Disability Dating Myths

The disability world is full of romance myths, some of which can be incredibly disheartening for members of the disability community, and when assumptions are particularly destructive, they can actually perpetuate ableism. Despite common misconceptions, negative stereotypes, and ableist assumptions, people with disabilities fall in love every day. Dating with a disability is possible; disability can be part of a happily ever after. These are some of the most common disability dating myths and the facts that prove them wrong.

Posted on 1/14/2020


The Importance of Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities

The Importance of Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities

Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and is incredibly beneficial to physical and mental well-being. Sometimes, children with disabilities find certain types of exercise difficult or disability-exclusive, but there are options that make physical activity accessible (and fun) for children of all ages and abilities.

Posted on 1/7/2020


How to Live Your Best Life in 2020

How to Live Your Best Life in 2020

Everyone wants to live their best lives, but that's especially true when a new year, and a new decade, rolls around. This year, you'll be setting attainable goals and taking steps to achieve them while also making time to support yourself and your wellness. Set yourself up for success by taking the time to reflect, reevaluate, and make adjustments throughout the year. And don't forget to dream big with your bucket list!

Posted on 12/31/2019


Traveling with a Carer: What Are Your Options?

Traveling with a Carer: What Are Your Options?

Traveling with a carer is no different from regular travel in the sense that it requires planning and decision-making. It just requires different criteria than if you were a solo person, couple, or family planning a trip. With the right planning, you and your carer can enjoy a great vacation together.

Posted on 12/24/2019


Disability on Film

Disability on Film

In today's media industry, diversity and inclusion are hot topics, but unfortunately, disability representation is still largely forgotten when it comes to Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. While disability increasingly features in the plots of up-and-coming new films, able-bodied actors are disproportionately cast to play these roles. Entertainment has a long way to go in the fight for positive disability representation and inclusion of actors with lived experiences of disability.

Posted on 12/17/2019


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1/17/2020 | Kc
Luv your article. Been trying to find accessible locations to bring my little girl who has SMA ...

1/2/2020 | Bob maimbourg
Gene, great people attract great people! Thanks for sharing! I can feel your joy!

12/17/2019 | jackie
My daughter's day program is claiming that her wheelchair is not equipped with the proper equipme...

11/18/2019 | jayme
Ok so I'm not the only guy with hair on the casters and stuck rear axles. So how do you remove a ...

11/8/2019 | Stacey Hart
Way to go Kyle. I look forward to reading more about your adventures with Ollie!

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