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  • Lighting the Way
    Stories

    The road to success is never easy for high-achieving persons with disabilities, but it always helps that they had someone to believe in them. As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, you make l...

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  • They Champion Causes Close to Their Hearts
    Stories

    It is inspiring to discover that there are many persons with disabilities who make it a mission to speak up for the cause. For Adelia Naomi Yokoyama, who was born deaf, that means contributing to Sing...

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  • 3 Useful Tips to Jazz Up Your CV
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      Putting together your Curriculum Vitae (CV) ahead of a job interview can be a daunting task for anyone – much more so if you’re feeling anxious about how your health could complicat...

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  • A Little Help Goes a Long Way
    Stories

    Two parents who attended peer to peer mentor training at the Enabling Village in November 2018 are now enabling more caregivers to mentor new caregivers. David and Susan talk about the importance of g...

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  • 7 essential vacation planning tips for wheelchair users
    Tips

    With December upon us, many individuals and families have made plans for their year-end vacation. If you (or your travel companion) have to use a wheelchair, the planning can be a little tricky. But ...

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  • 4 vacation plans to start you thinking...
    Tips

    School exams for the kids are over, and that means one thing: Vacations. Where should you to go for that waterfall, street food, night market, resort and theme park adventure? If you haven’t fi...

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  • 4 tips to save you embarrassment in the company of someone with a disability
    Tips

      Statistics tell us that one in 10 persons living today has a disability. So it might seem strange, when you think about it, that many of us still feel awkward in the company of someone with a ...

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  • Ever wondered how smartphones work when you can’t see? Here’s how
    Stories

    Everyone and their grandmother use a smartphone these days. The full-colour, poker-card-sized touch screen was a technological marvel when the first iPhone appeared a decade ago; today we take it for...

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  • 10 times you were accidentally rude to a person with a disability
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    Whoops! You were just trying help a person in the wheelchair. Now he’s frowning at you. What gives? You were just trying to be nice, right?Well, if that’s the #StoryOfYourLife, you should ...

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