Living (And Thriving) With A Physical Disability


I am a lot of things to many people. Daughter. Sister. Best friend. Writer. Columnist. Blogger. Oh, yeah, and I have a physical disability, too. Yes, I know that might sound a bit strange. To list one’s disability as a footnote of sorts, but that’s how I’ve come to view my disability. I was born […]

Traveling With One Arm Tied Behind Your Back


If you travel with a disability, handicap, physical limitation, mobility limitation, or developmental disability, have special needs, or use an electric wheelchair or handicap scooter, it’s a good idea to learn as much as you can to make disabled travel easier. Or if you’re a mature traveler or senior who is a slow walker or […]

Tips For the Newly Disabled

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I was paralyzed from the waist down for several years in my thirties. The ten tips below came from my own hard, slow work to regain my mobility, and the common experiences of many disabled clients in similar situations. They will help you understand what might be happening in your mind, body and social life, […]

Ouch Podcast #41

This month it’s all about summer fun. Listen to our Clothes Clinic phone-in; your questions answered by blind fashion columnist Claire Jennings and WheelieChix-Chic fashion house founder Louisa Summerfield. Rob Crossan attempts to thrash our presenters at a disability quiz, our Vegetable Vegetable or Vegetable game returns plus music from unsigned band Bete Noire and […]