Hidden Disabilities

Hidden Disabilities

Hidden Disabilities A disability is a physical or mental impairment that limits normal activities of daily living in a significant way. Estimates range from 65% to 90% of people with disabilities have what are called “hidden” disabilities – those that aren’t obvious....
Learning To Live On Your Own

Learning To Live On Your Own

Learning To Live On Your Own What do you need to know in order to live independently? It may seem like a very simple question, but it’s not! Many of the skills that help us live independently in the community are skills that aren’t always taught at home or in school....
The Philosophy of Independent Living

The Philosophy of Independent Living

The Philosophy of Independent Living Defining the philosophy of independent living isn’t all that difficult. Simply put, it means that even with a disability we want to be able to make choices about the things we believe are important. We are the ones living our lives...
Living with Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic Illness Most people will experience two or more chronic, long-term illnesses during their lifetimes. Almost 60% of us have a chronic condition we deal with on a daily basis. Those of us with chronic illness need to find ways to live a life that’s...
Omicron

Omicron

Omicron Just when you thought things were getting back to normal, several new types of COVID-19 are making themselves known. These variants are not as deadly, but they do spreads more quickly than the original and can still put you in the hospital. If you’re one of...
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