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Live On

Some people do not think they can get through the challenges they face, and some people may think there’s no way to live a happy, fulfilling life with a disability, but we know that’s not true. The Live On Movement was created to show people with disabilities the incredible lives they can lead, and all they need to do right now is choose to Live On. The mission of the Live On Movement is to show disabled people everywhere that life is worth living and to connect people with the resources they need to Live On. [more inside]
posted by gauche on May 8, 2017 - 1 comment

The Disability Integration Act of 2015

The Disability Integration Act establishes in Federal law that people with disabilities have the right to choose to receive services in community settings where they are in control, rather than being forced into institutions just because that is where States and insurance companies primarily and by default offer the services that people with disabilities need. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Apr 21, 2016 - 2 comments

Disabled Brony Dad PResenting at Bronycon Needs Your Stories

"Coping With Disabilities Through Pony" is panel set to premier at the largest Brony convention in the United States, BronyCon. The mission of the panel is "...to share how the cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and its fans have helped to improve the lives of individuals with special needs." It is being organized by a father with a visual disability. [more inside]
posted by ShawnStruck on Jun 6, 2014 - 0 comments

No Poster Girl. Life With Severe ME/CFS: A bed-lyin', pill-poppin', muscle-wastin' good time.

I developed myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in 2004, and I've been bedridden because of it since 2007. Having gotten a little bit of improvement in the last year or so from the intensive attention of a prominent specialist, I've been able to be online more. And with that, I realized that though I interact frequently with friends via social networking, almost nobody outside my family and very close friends knew what the disease had done to me - or much about it in general. I didn't like that that was the case, and so No Poster Girl was born. [more inside]
posted by jocelmeow on Jul 7, 2011 - 5 comments

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