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Disability Experiences provides a place for you to express information about yourself, your experiences, stories, poetry, art, music, dance, advice or other creative writing. This collection of writings and websites have been submitted by our community or link to websites that
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"Depression - You Can Feel Better!" is the beginning chapter to Don't Make Depression Your Disability, written by Bobbie Ratcliff. Bobbie has given us a way to look at life that can turn our lives around for the better. Having sustained an injury and subsequent, illness, pain and disability, Bobbie has experienced first hand the extreme down side of disability. Bobbie and Anne, his wife of 24 years, have made their journey together which has brought them to this place and time. Now he has shared their remarkable, yet simple, everyday solutions, their "Cookbook for a Healthy Emotional Diet." With humor and humanity, he persuades us to make the most of life with his self-enlightened ideas to cope with illness and disability. Check back here at New Horizons Un-Limited soon for more chapters of his exciting article! --------© Copyright, 2006, Bobbie Ratcliff, All Rights Reserved. Published by New Horizons Un-Limited.
December 1, 2006
Living with Involuntary Movement published by New Horizons Un-Limited, included under Disability Experiences: Conversations on Disability, this article is a writing on personal experiences with involuntary movement from a conversation with a mother of adult children with disabilities.
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June 26, 2000
Disabled Veterans Benefits is a site written by a disabled vet and his personal experience with disability and appealing to claim disabled veteran benefits. He provides many resource links for disabled veterans.
Disabilities Un-Limited is a website created by Bill Micklitz, an award winning writer and speaker whom was born with Arthrogryposis, a muscle and joint disorder. His website features articles and information on his and others' life experiences.
Meeting Life's Challenges is a supportive online community created by a woman with MS that has, despite severely limited mobility, lived "a remarkably unlimited life" since her diagnosis 25 years ago. The website offers practical lifestyle information, helpful strategies, and motivation for people whose lives have been affected by chronic illness and disability. The site features essays and articles from a variety of persons with disabilities as well as a number of helpful resources.
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