Jay Moir, 20, overcame depression and comfort eating to develop a passion for fitness, losing 70 pounds too. He now helps others achieve their goals.
22-year-old Felicia refuses to let her disability hold her back.
“I wouldn’t trade him for anything!” parenting vlogger Myka Stauffer said about her adoptive son two years ago in a post that doubled as an ad for laundry detergent.
The bride has been in a wheelchair for seven years after crushing her spine working as a gunner with the Royal Artillery.
The move follows a complaint by a student who uses an ostomy bag earlier this year.
A 15-year-old with cerebral palsy and severe vision impairment will walk at New York Fashion Week, modeling Kohl's adaptive fashion line.
Stella, a 12-year-old born with the children's version of ALS, recently won her first goat competition. The family received an anonymous letter saying her parents should be "ashamed" for letting her compete.
The line, which was launched yesterday, aims to help little ones whether they have feeding tubes, crutches, are in a wheelchair or are just in need of clothes that are easy to put on and gentle on their skin.
Christa Couture, who lost her leg to bone cancer as a teen, noticed that women with disabilities weren't featured in most parenting coverage.
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One of the more ingenious ways researchers have uncovered bias in hiring practices — biases employers themselves either aren’t aware of or aren’t going to cop to if asked directly — is by sending out a bunch of résumés and cover letters that are identical other than on one key variable. Now, reports Noam Scheiber in the New York Times, researchers have expanded this sort of experiment to a new population: disabled people. Related: Millennials Are Less Racially Tolerant Than You Think As Scheiber explains, for the study, conducted for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a group of researchers stuck to the same format as those earlier experiments, sending thousands of applications out for accounting jobs, varying just one key aspect of the cover letters: The researchers constructed two separate résumés: one for a highly qualified candidate with six years of experience, and one for a novice candidate about one year out of college. For each résumé, they created three different cover letters: one for a candidate with no disability, one for a candidate who disclosed a spinal cord injury and one for a candidate who disclosed having Asperger’s syndrome, a disorder that can make social interaction difficult.