7 Children's Books Featuring a Character with a Disability

7 Children's Books Featuring a Character with a Disability

As I grew older and the World Wide Web became much easier to access, I began my search for all the books focusing on characters with a disability that I could get my hands on. In fact, I even wrote one myself, so that no other kid in a wheelchair would ever have to grow up not seeing themselves represented in a storybook character. Here is a list of seven children's books that have a main character with a disability.

Posted on 8/15/2023


Disability and Infertility

Disability and Infertility

Living as a person with a disability has its challenges. As a result of a motor vehicle accident in 2003, I am a T-12 incomplete paraplegic. Over my many years as a wheelchair user, I have generally figured out ways to make things work for my specific needs and have done my best to prepare for what life throws at me. However, when my husband and I decided to have a baby, I was absolutely unprepared for what I would unknowingly go through.

Posted on 8/1/2023


The Joys: Life with My Special Daughter

The Joys: Life with My Special Daughter

The reason I write is to help others. When I started out on this journey with my baby, I was young at age 23. I would have loved to have blogs from other parents and caregivers. The more advice, the better. That doesn't mean I would have had to use it all, and neither do you. But if even one thing helps you, then I have met my purpose. I hope all of you will use this piece of advice: focus on the joys!

Posted on 6/23/2023


9 Tips to Keep Employees with Disabilities Safe on the Job

9 Tips to Keep Employees with Disabilities Safe on the Job

Millions of people with physical or mental disabilities in the United States need to work in order to support themselves and their families. They might have difficulties performing some tasks that able bodied people would not, but they still deserve a safe workplace. This article will highlight some ways managers successfully provide safety training to those with disabilities.

Posted on 4/19/2022


5 Adventurous Activities for Wheelchair Users

5 Adventurous Activities for Wheelchair Users

If you've ever considered being a little more adventurous but just weren't sure what options you may have as a wheelchair user, the following ideas are just for you. So buckle your seatbelt and get those wheels ready, because you are in for the time of your life!

Posted on 2/28/2022


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