February 2020

Freedom Behind the Wheel

Freedom Behind the Wheel

I applied for vocational rehabilitation services when I decided to go to college and learned that my state's vocational rehab would pay for disabled driver training courses. So in the summer of 2000 I decided to apply and have my first driving experience.

Posted on 2/25/2020


8 Famous People Who Exemplify Overcoming Their Disability

8 Famous People Who Exemplify Overcoming Their Disability

If these famous people with disabilities share something besides their professional success, it is their ability of self-improvement. The lives of most of them have not been easy and precisely because of that, they are an example for the rest of society. Knowing and telling the story can be inspiring for others.

Posted on 2/18/2020


5 of the Most Romantic (and Accessible) Destinations

5 of the Most Romantic (and Accessible) Destinations

These are five of the most romantic destinations to consider, not only for the way they help you connect with your partner, but also because they offer plenty of accessibility. A romantic destination should give you plenty of opportunities to focus on you, your partner, and your relationship. Choosing one of these destinations will help fulfill all your accessibility needs so you can focus on the trip and bonding during your stay.

Posted on 2/11/2020


Financial Tips for People with Disabilities

Financial Tips for People with Disabilities

Life with a disability is full of challenges, not the least of which are financial. According to the National Financial Capability Study, people with disabilities are more likely to be unbanked, earn less than $35,000 a year, and have trouble paying their bills. While these short-term financial problems are troubling, perhaps the biggest financial obstacle facing most individuals is saving for the future. The struggle to balance planning for retirement and long-term care whilst also focusing on immediate financial needs is challenging to say the least.

Posted on 2/4/2020


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