Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Disabilities

What It’s Really About

by Ann Chiappetta, M.S. Challenges come in different formats. What I mean to say is that, as a user of assistive technology who is blind, I often encounter …

What Does It Mean to See? – My Experience as a Prospective Juror

by Meredith Leigh Burton I sat on the unforgiving bench, fidgeting uncomfortably as I listened to the barrage of questions from the circuit court judge. Never …

Laura Bridgman, Unsung Pioneer

by Phyllis Staton Campbell If you ask people about Helen Keller you get a number of descriptions, “Brilliant,” “Remarkable,” “A …

On Autism and Disability: Bill and Chris Davis of FAR FROM THE TREE by Andrew Solomon

Chris Davis was born with autism and has had many other conditions affect him since birth. Chris experienced obstacles in eating, speaking, sleeping, and self …

Remembering Jewel Kats (1978 – 2016)

by Victor R. Volkman, President Loving Healing Press, Inc. Jewel came to me in 2009 with a pitch for a vastly under-served area of great personal importance to …

Handi-Treads secure outdoor wooden stairways for safety

If you have a wooden deck with stairs, you know how treacherous it can get during the rainy and snow months of the year.  One misstep can cause you broken …

Blueprint for a Wheelchair-Accessible Home

by Tate Handy Your home is your sanctuary, and that doesn’t have to change when you begin to use a wheelchair. By making some simple modifications to your …

The Power of Healing Words Explored by Jewel Kats

“I personally don’t struggle with writing. It’s my biggest release,” said Jewel Kats, award-winning author of children’s books in her recent …

Some Fulfilling Experiences You Can Have Completely Online When You’re Ill or Immobile

by Nancy Baker Whether you’ve broken a leg, are off with the flu or have permanent disabilities that make it difficult to get out and about, being …

Author Jewel Kats Interviewed on Rogers TV

  Award-winning author and disability advocate Jewel Kats, author of Cinderella’s Magical Wheelchair and The Princess and the Ruby, made a TV appearance in …

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