Meet "Ben the Book Saver" and a man who was "Born to Invent"
Ben the Book Saver
When it comes to Halloween, few outfits can beat a wheelchair costume for pure wow! An endless variety of clever wheelchair costumes started life as a box and some coat hangers. Other materials include foam core, sheets, wrapping paper, clear packaging tape, spray paint and creative parents. Most wheelchair costumes can be made for under $10.
Remember some basic safety tips, such as making sure...
On a bleak fall day in 2002, I received a diagnosis of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), with its prognosis of total paralysis and probable death in three to five years.
Job hunting for the college graduate with a disability
You've just rolled across the stage, with your college diploma in hand. A huge weight has been lifted from your shoulders, but before you get too comfortable, you need to face the reality of finding a job and the added stress of finding one when you have a disability.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that a college education guarantees you a job in your desired field. But, though the search may...