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Raymer Seeking a Kidney Transplant

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDT

All the little boy wanted for Christmas was his two front teeth. Karen Raymer of Hidden Valley Lake, California, would like just one kidney

U.S. Military Helped Sgt. Gutierrez

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

On June 18, 2006, Sgt. Joshua Gutierrez of the 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, was on patrol near Osut, Iraq

Man Coming to Grips with Disorder

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Our 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

Harvard Grad Had Different Life Planned

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The world seemed to come crashing down hard on June 20, 1993, for then 36-year-old "Bart" of Queens, New York. Before that day, he had

Baseball Great Should be in the Hall of Fame

Sun, 6 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT

At 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

Student Starts Invisible Disability Club

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

About 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

Advocate Fighting Invisible Disabilities

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Christy 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

Genetic Testing Could Prevent Disability

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Recently, 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

Double Amputee Lives for Yet Another Day

Fri, 7 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

For 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

Childhood Trauma Leading to Adult Disability

Mon, 3 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Many adults with disabilities may have their disabling conditions because of emotional trauma experienced in childhood, said book author

Allyhoos Comfort Young Hospital Patients

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

It all began with her own physical suffering, and through this suffering she has helped heal others.

Harvard Law Grad with Autism Advocates

Sat, 3 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The Washington D.C.-based Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a nonprofit organization run by and for people on the autism spectrum

College Program for Students With Intellectual Disabilities

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT

They have a residential, individualized academic program at Millersville University (Penn.) for students with intellectual disabilities, where students right now are working

Autism Speaks Exec Speaks

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Lorri Unumb of Lexington, South Carolina, is vice president of state government affairs at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization.

Disability Rights Pioneer Achieving More

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT

At year's end, Dave Reynolds of Spokane, Washington, will retire from Inclusion Daily Express, the world's only international disability rights news service

Woman Managing Two Mental Illnesses

Mon, 8 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Madelyn Heslet has been diagnosed by a mental health professional with both a form of bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.

Woman Fighting Body and Mind

Mon, 1 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT

She 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

Marriage Insight from a Sports Columnist

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Last column, I featured Paul Daugherty, nationally acclaimed Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist, whose daughter Jillian was born with Down syndrome.

One-Armed Softball Phenom: Part 2

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Recently, you may have read the first of two columns featuring 17-year-old Katelyn Pavey, a one-armed, fastpitch softball phenom

Down Syndrome: Sports Columnist Becomes Advocate

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT

As 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