I was shocked when I had a mini-stroke (TIA) - it was an unnerving experience. Little did I know, worse news was to follow.
About four years ago, I found out I have a neurological condition called Task Specific Focal Dystonia (TSFD) - well, Task Specific Focal Dystonia of the Hand to be exact. The condition is very rare, and the signs and symptoms are invisible to...
An invisible disability (hidden disability), is any disability—something that significantly affects your normal life activities—that isn't obvious to an onlooker. Most disabilities are invisible.
Disability is not inability. We've seen physically challenged persons doing things even much better than able bodied. We should help those with special needs so that they live a normal life.
Living life in the tropics for an amputee can be a challenge. The humidity, the sand, the heat. Find out how my husband deals with this on a daily basis.
I explain how to get a service dog in ireland and how much it costs to train these assistance dogs for autistic children. How Assistance Dogs help kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Arthur Kavanagh was born with stumps for arms and legs yet he achieved more than most people without any physical disabilities
"Sandwiched" between caring for your aging parents and a chronically ill child can wear anyone down. Staying positive requires conscious work but it can be done.
Part 3 of the Sensory Integration & Autism series. Tips and screenings from the REAL experts on autism- people on the spectrum share what works for them.
Often people stigmatize people with mental illnesses, but once they discover that some of the people they idolize have struggled with a mental disability, their opinions change. Here are just a few...