Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTRecently, I had quite an experience trying to prevent a disability or two in myself. Several years ago, I found online a genetic testing service and later another similar service
Fri, 7 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTFor personal reasons, "Billy" did not want his real name revealed here. He lives in the Midwest as a double-leg, below-knee amputee and has had more brushes with death
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMany adults with disabilities may have their disabling conditions because of emotional trauma experienced in childhood, said book author
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIt all began with her own physical suffering, and through this suffering she has helped heal others.
Sat, 3 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe Washington D.C.-based Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a nonprofit organization run by and for people on the autism spectrum
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTThey have a residential, individualized academic program at Millersville University (Penn.) for students with intellectual disabilities, where students right now are working
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLorri Unumb of Lexington, South Carolina, is vice president of state government affairs at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTAt year's end, Dave Reynolds of Spokane, Washington, will retire from Inclusion Daily Express, the world's only international disability rights news service
Mon, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTMadelyn Heslet has been diagnosed by a mental health professional with both a form of bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.
Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTShe didn't want her real name used in print. "Mary" reads this column in a small Midwest city, has a physical disability greatly affecting her mobility, and has a mental health diagnosis of severe and recurrent major depressive disorder
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTLast column, I featured Paul Daugherty, nationally acclaimed Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist, whose daughter Jillian was born with Down syndrome.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTRecently, you may have read the first of two columns featuring 17-year-old Katelyn Pavey, a one-armed, fastpitch softball phenom
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTAs his bio states, Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist Paul Daugherty has covered five Summer Olympic Games and "nearly every major American sporting event." He earned the AP Best Sports Columnist
Tue, 5 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTBesides having been born 17 years ago missing her left arm from the elbow down, Katelyn made All-Conference as a junior this year in high school fastpitch softball
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTAccording to the National Institutes of Health, about 800,000 Americans each year experience a stroke, and those strokes "cause more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease."
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTHis disability forced a major career change, one that has benefited thousands. Dr. John Shepherd since 2008 has been director of the Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation
Sun, 12 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTIt was a rough transition for Paulan Gordon of Cincinnati, Ohio. She had been at the
Mon, 6 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTFor ten years, Gary LeBlanc was the caregiver for his father, who had Alzheimer's disease before passing away in 2009.
Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn the U.S., the month of May is (or was, depending on when your newspaper publishes this column) "Mental Health Awareness Month."
Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTIt seemed a fun summer trip for a 17-year-old gymnast. In 1994, Mike Ritter, now of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, joined a performance gymnastics team and headed to the sunny Bahamas