August 2021

Assistive Tech and Digital Resources to Boost Your Career

Assistive Tech and Digital Resources to Boost Your Career

People with disabilities have to navigate some unique challenges when it comes to landing a job. Unfortunately, studies show that the vast majority of graduates with disabilities are worried about being a nuisance to employers and fear being discriminated against on the job. Although these concerns can be incredibly discouraging, don't let them stop you from going after your dream job!

Posted on 8/24/2021


5 Awesome Paralympians We're Obsessing Over

5 Awesome Paralympians We're Obsessing Over

After a yearlong delay, all eyes are on the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer...finally! There is nothing more exciting than rooting for your country or favorite athlete to win a gold medal. And with the Paralympics kicking off on August 24th, we already have some Paralympians who we will be following very closely!

Posted on 8/16/2021


How to Stay Positive (Even in Difficult Situations)

How to Stay Positive (Even in Difficult Situations)

I don't have to be the one to tell you, but being in a wheelchair can sometimes be a bit challenging. No, I'm not being a "Debbie Downer," let's just be real. Not all curbs have curb cuts, not all restaurants have a ramp to get inside, and rolling down a sidewalk can all too often lead to a drop-off to a rain-soaked flowing waterway. So, how can we as wheelchair users find positivity even in difficult situations? Well, read further and let's change our thoughts and mindsets.

Posted on 8/10/2021


Latest Comments

8/24/2023 | Jan Kerr
We already have 5 copies for our accessible self catering lodes…another one would be fabulous.

8/24/2023 | John A, LeBlanc
I teach PE at an elementary school. I would love this book for my gym library!!

8/24/2023 | Nancy LeBlanc
My daughter (wheelchair user) works at a children’s museum and these would be a wonderful additio...

8/24/2023 | Mary Hemby
I am a polio survivor and have been using a power wheelchair for over 20 years now with post poli...

8/24/2023 | Heather Hooper
My son is a full time wheelchair due to Friedreich's Ataxia. I'd love for him to read some encou...

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