More than a dozen doctors with disabilities say discrimination, lack of support and “grind culture” make it nearly impossible to thrive in their chosen careers.
It wasn’t long after Kitty Cone had enrolled at the Mount Vernon Seminary in Washington that she felt the grip of discrimination.
Employment remains an elusive goal for many. A recent hiring strategy may win pats on the back, but advocates fear it may pigeonhole people with disabilities.
The Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, declaring equality for disabled people across the country. But activists say the work isn’t done.
Alice Wong doesn’t want to take up a whole lot of space. Instead, she wants to create it. And for the better part of the last decade, she has.
What lengths would you go to ensure that your loved ones are safe — or to ensure that they never find out the truth about you?
In the age of COVID-19, an economic crisis, a highly divisive presidential election and a nationwide reckoning with systemic racism, bouncing back from hardships has taken on a whole new meaning this year.
“So… how does the winter weather affect you?” I sat across from the person interviewing me for a job I really wanted, totally unsure of how to respond.
Most accommodations that people with disabilities need in order to get from point A to point B are only available through luxury travel. Here's why traveling with a disability can sometimes come with a steep price tag.
It often takes decades for disabled actors to break into the entertainment industry. But why?
Disabled and immunocompromised people are tweeting with #HighRiskCOVID19 to explain why social distancing can mean the difference between life and death.
Like many disabled people, Emily Barker has been in survival mode for far too long.
With Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee, some disabled advocates are anxious about whether the momentum will last.
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Voices of Disability celebrates the real stories — not the stigmas or stereotypes — of this dynamic and vibrant community of individuals.