5 Fantastic Things We'll Remember About 2020

5 Fantastic Things We'll Remember About 2020

I'd love to share five things that I loved about 2020. I realize how fortunate I am to even be able to say that, considering that more than 400,000 Americans have died due to the pandemic, but I want to take a few minutes to let go of the bad and focus on the good in 2020.

Posted on 1/19/2021


Women with Physical Disabilities & Body Image

Women with Physical Disabilities & Body Image

I am writing this article as a woman who has Cerebral Palsy and mainly uses a power wheelchair to travel around. I remember as a young girl (and even still today at times) feeling so inadequate looking at images of women in the media that didn't look like me. Our perception of self can be influenced by so many outside forces. And I know women and men and those who identify outside of gender norms (both disabled and non-disabled) can also feel inadequate when looking at some media images of different bodies. But it is important to remember that every body is unique and beautiful.

Posted on 12/15/2020


The Quirks of My Cerebral Palsy

The Quirks of My Cerebral Palsy

As a person with cerebral palsy (CP), I physically struggle with certain activities because of the way the neurological connection between my brain and my body is severed. But instead of focusing on my main symptoms, I would like to spend some time to discuss some of the quirks or distinct behaviors that you may see me do as a result of my CP.

Posted on 11/17/2020


Achieving Work/Life Balance When Working from Home

Achieving Work/Life Balance When Working from Home

With more and more people working from home instead of the office, the lines between work and the rest of life are becoming less defined. Here are some tips on maintaining a healthy work/life balance when working from home.

Posted on 11/3/2020


How Universal Design Improves Accessibility

How Universal Design Improves Accessibility

When it comes to designing public spaces, there's a new idea that's being incorporated called "universal design." This term is used to describe a public or private space that is completely accessible for all, meaning anyone and everyone can fully use the space. This is a general concept, but it use a range of accessible elements to provide a space everyone can use without needing to adapt, add, or remove any element to make it inclusive and accessible.

Posted on 10/20/2020


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Latest Comments

1/6/2021 | Catherine Jewell
Currently, I am working from home. I have many difficulties in balancing work and life. Your arti...

12/19/2020 | Vicki Combs
I like the angle you will be using for your comments. As a from-birth disabled lesbian, it didn't...

12/10/2020 | Leanna Boyle
That’s why I don’t understand why people use the term “confined to a wheelchair” because if someo...

11/7/2020 | Eugene Buchholz
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9/9/2020 | Jessi
That's amazing

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