Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTLast week, you learned about David M. Perry, a history professor who doubles as a nationally known disabilities rights journalist and activist.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTOn his day job, 44-year-old David M. Perry of Brookfield, Illinois, is a Dominican University history professor and Medieval Venice expert
Mon, 6 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTKenzie Smith, 17, of Hillsboro, Ohio, was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome "three or four years ago," she said in a telephone interview
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTLast week, I introduced you to Tish and Joe Griffin, mother and son, of Destin, Florida.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTSo taken up by their moving story, I'm devoting the next two weeks to Joe and Tish Griffin, 21-year-old son and 60-year-old mother
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTMy featured person this week is "Maryanne," the adult daughter of a former Marine who most likely has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTP.J. Crouch has cerebral palsy, which a person usually "gets" during fetal development or at birth, when brain damage permanently short-circuits the brain's ability to effectively control body coordination
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTTwo years back, I featured Daniel Mignerey who somehow survived life-threatening injuries on February 6, 2015
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a telephone interview, 62-year-old Bernice said, "I was born prematurely and was exposed to oxygen in the incubator. The result was called retinopathy of prematurity
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTSandra Domenech became aware of this column through a friend who read it in a Florida weekly. She said she and her 13-year-old son with ASD recently moved out of Florida
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTI've occasionally looked outside the United States for people with disabilities to feature, including people from Canada, Great Britain, Africa, and Australia
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTIf you're brand new here, you probably have been wondering what's going on. Instead of disability-related issues, ax-grinding, or political agenda-driving
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTLast column, you learned about 48-year-old Karen Raymer, of Hidden Valley Lake, California, who for the last five years has been searching for a kidney donor
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTAll the little boy wanted for Christmas was his two front teeth. Karen Raymer of Hidden Valley Lake, California, would like just one kidney
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTOn June 18, 2006, Sgt. Joshua Gutierrez of the 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, was on patrol near Osut, Iraq
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTOur featured person this week wanted to be known as "Oliver" and his full identity hidden because of possible repercussions. He is in his 20s and lives
Sun, 6 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDTAt least once annually, I offer my best "pitch" for the late, rocket-armed, speedy William "Dummy" Hoy and for his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAbout nine months ago, I featured 22-year-old Ohio State student Harley Jo Skorpenske, whose open letter to all the people who had criticized her for using handicapped parking spaces
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTChristy Smith of Florissant, Missouri, saw nine doctors over a three-year span beginning in 1991 before learning exactly why she had periodic, intense dizzy spells
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