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Friends and SCI/D: An Adjustment for All

By Erica Jacques with Alex Ghenis

During my six years as an occupational therapist in a rehab hospital, I witnessed more life-changing events than most people do in a lifetime. When it came to addressing the […]

A Different Type of Friend

In just over a year together, Scott Fedor and Melanie (the monkey) have developed a deep bond. Melanie loves to groom Scott but is just as happy hanging out and playing with Scott.

On the surface, […]

Dating/Relating: Embarrassing Moments

Zoë Amour

In a relationship on wheels, you have to learn how to laugh at the things you can’t control. Semi-embarrassing moments are bound to happen, but you and your main squeeze can become even stronger […]

Risking Your Heart: Online Dating

When a friend encouraged Daniela Castagnino to try online dating, her thoughts immediately turned to what could go wrong. What if no one responded? What if her time away from the dating game had left […]

Dating/Relating: Getting Physical

Zoë Amour

Let’s cut to the chase: part of dating is getting physical. I’m not talking about pumping some iron — this is the lip-locking, bodies-touching kind of physical. Don’t let your wheels, a titanium frame, […]

Dating/Relating: Meeting People

While a lot of the situations that nondisabled folks use to spark romance pose hurdles, there are a million things you can do to meet new people.