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Autism Speaks Exec Speaks OutLorri 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 MoreAt 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 IllnessesMadelyn Heslet lives just south of Toledo, Ohio, and has been diagnosed by a mental health professional with both a form of bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.

Vocational Training for People with Developmental Disabilities(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - UC Davis MIND Institute has partnered with INALLIANCE, a local non-profit, to provide vocational training for people with developmental disabilities in the institute's

Midwest Woman Fighting Body and MindShe 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

One-Armed Softball Phenom: Part 2Recently, you may have read the first of two columns featuring 17-year-old Katelyn Pavey, a one-armed, fastpitch softball phenom from Lanesville, Indiana.

Eye Doctor Opening People's EyesHis disability forced a major career change, one that has benefited thousands. Dr. John Shepherd since 2008 has been director of the

OH Biz Executive Fights DementiaIt was a rough transition for Paulan Gordon of Cincinnati, Ohio.

How Counseling Nourishes Your Life & Your GoalsHow often do you get fifty minutes to truly focus on yourself in a productive way?

How Swim lessons Can Help Children and Adults with Special Needs EmotionallyTaking swim lessons can benefit an individual in multiple ways. Not only are they learning a life-saving skill through

Parent Has Twin Daughters With CPJon Ebersole of Oak Park, Illinois, believes his 24-year-old twin daughters' shared disability, cerebral palsy, created at times a challenging experience

Creating More Inclusive Zoos and MuseumsNot long last week after featuring a 35-year-old man named "Tony" (a pseudonym), who became legally blind at birth due to retinopathy of prematurity (ROP),




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