Facts & Stats: The Skinny on Disability and Obesity
September is National Childhood Obesity Month; and some people with disabilities, including children, are at a greater risk of obesity.
People Who Use Wheelchairs Found Least Accommodated Among Marginalized Groups
New research shows the general public today is 14% less willing to understand and accommodate those with mobility challenges than at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic one year ago.
Study Affirms LGBTQ People are More Likely to Have a Disability than the General Population
The disability community intersects with every other minority group, and the LGBTQ community is no exception. But new surveys are revealing disproportionate findings.
Give Yourself the "Green" Light for Eco-Friendly Health and Happiness
A green or eco-friendly lifestyle is beneficial for you and Mother Nature.
6 Cliché Phrases That You’ll Never Hear Me Say -- A Guest Blog by 'Wheel Girl' Rachelle Chapman
A freak accident at her bachelorette party caused Rachelle Chapman to become a paraplegic. Through her blog, she embraces the opportunity to motivate others to find joy in every aspect of life, but she's not afraid to share her truth too. And that includes allowing herself to feel every human emotion... without guilt.
Mindfulness: What You Should Know About its Proven Impact on loneliness
Mindfulness practices can help curb loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
Egg-Allergy? Dye-Allergy? Here are Egg-cellent Easter Adaptions for Inclusive Celebrations
Don't skip Easter traditions because of food allergies. Hop to these alternatives...
5 Tips for Caregivers to Take Care of Themselves Too
"I care for my 100-year-old mom, and here's how I've learned to take care of myself too." - Elluz Peraza
Service Dogs are More than 'Man's Best Friend' for Veterans
Service dogs aren't just companions for veterans. These highly-trained animals provide essential support.
New Multi-Faceted Initiative to Address Needs of Female Veterans with Disabilities
Paralyzed Veterans of America is focusing on the unique needs of women.
How to Make Halloween Inclusive for all Trick-or-Treaters
Halloween can be tricky for children with special needs, but don't fear... festive fun awaits.
Online Floral/Gift Company Launches Holiday Collection To Help Create Employment Opportunities For People Of Differing Abilities
Here's how holiday gift-giving can benefit the gift recipient and also expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
How To Prepare an Emergency Disaster Plan for Your Unique Disability Needs
Peak hurricane season is between August and October. Are you prepared?
Tips to Improve the Everyday Life of Your Child with Autism
Plan ahead to help your child with special needs.
How People with Chronic Disease Can Tackle Disaster Planning
6-in-10 Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, stroke, cancer, or diabetes. These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in America. Extra precautions should be taken for disaster planning.
How Inclusive Playgrounds Help All Children Learn and Play
Swing by an innovative, accessible play-space and let worries of barriers slide away!
How to Create a Lifelong Plan for Your Adult Child with Special Needs
Complicated planning can be simplified with the right support services.
How to Make Budget-Friendly Frozen Dog Treats for Your Service Animal
Fido likes homemade goodies too!
13 Myths & Facts Pertaining to People with Disabilities
Help debunk misinformation surrounding people with disabilities.
10 Summer Safety Tips for Service Dogs and Working Dogs
Safety precautions are always in season! Here's how to keep your service animal healthy during the summer.
Your Taste Buds Will Salute These Patriotic Picnic Snacks
Feel good -- literally -- about patriotic celebrations with these healthy, feel-good recipes.
Home Designer Gives Green Light to Accessible Blueprints
Susan P. Berry is an architectural consultant offering frameworks for both residential and commercial construction with an emphasis on accessibility.
Love Match! Dating Websites for People of All Abilities
Dating can be challenging! However, in today’s digital world, exploring romantic partners via online dating has become the norm for many.
Home Delivery Services Serve Up Improved Accessibility to Food and More
Home delivery services and subscriptions may provide convenient solutions for improved accessibility to food and much more.
What ER Doctors Wish You Knew About Fireworks Safety
Here's how to prevent debilitating injury from fireworks.
Therapist Offers "Sexpert" Advice to People of All Abilities
Dr. Danielle Sheypuk, with a Ph.D. in psychology focuses on dating, relationships, intimacy and sexuality, particularly among people with disabilities.
20 Exceptional Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms with and without Disabilities
While mothers deserve to be praised every day, Mother’s Day, of course, lends itself to the occasion. Here are Mother’s Day gift ideas for exceptional mothers with and without disabilities...
Tiny Homes Can Offer Big Accessibility Options for Seniors and Disabled
One may assume that tiny homes are ill suited for individuals with disabilities, more specifically those with physical limitations or wheelchairs. However, though customization, that’s not the case.
Creating Accessible Backyards & Outdoor Living Spaces
Time spent outdoors enhances self-esteem and mood, improves cognitive function and memory-related abilities, and increases attention spans among children with autism spectrum disorder, to name a few ...
Looking for a Well-Trained, Grateful Pet? Adopt a Senior!
Thinking about adopting a cat or dog from your local animal shelter?
American Legion Auxiliary Addresses the Needs of Caregivers Supporting Military & Veterans
May is Military Appreciation Month! American Legion Auxiliary is a longstanding organization supporting active military families and veterans.