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Friends and SCI/D: An Adjustment for All

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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 [...]

A Different Type of Friend

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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 [...]

Dating/Relating: Embarrassing Moments

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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 [...]

Risking Your Heart: Online Dating

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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

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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 [...]

Dating/Relating: Meeting People

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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.