Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: women with disabilities

Woman doesn’t let spinal cord injury keep her off the racetrack

"Life after spinal injury doesn't have to be any worse, it just has to be different." Sometimes you do something just because someone tells you...
Tamara Mena

No barrier is unbreakable! By Tamara Mena

https://youtu.be/whvu8yY1-Uo I am Tamara Mena and I am 30 years old. I’m a host, model, and motivational speaker. I’m a wheelchair user and paraplegic due...

Indiana woman with quadriplegia embraces joys, challenges of motherhood

As each of her children grew inside her womb, Joni Vanderwoude felt nothing — not the fluttering first kicks in the beginning, not the...

Tireless voice for women with disabilities wins lifetime award

Are women with disabilities "vulnerable"? Far from it, says Keran Howe. She doesn't like the term, believing it makes the woman she has worked with...

Woman with Disabilities: How Accessible is the Road to Motherhood?

There are 27 million women with disabilities in the United States according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many of these women will have...

mobileWOMEN.org

We at mobileWOMEN.org believe that women with disabilities steer their own lives. Empowered by knowledge, we are having children, pursuing careers, competing in professional...

‘I am standing out and it feels beautiful’: ‘Raw Beauty Project’ empowers disabled women

When she was 19, Wendy Crawford’s life as a model changed forever, after a car accident left her a quadriplegic. Thirty years later, she’s...
Female Fertility after Spinal Cord Injury

Female Fertility after Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/_dG3sfuxvXU Diane M. Rowles, MS, NP Nurse Practitioner, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (Formally the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) https://facingdisability.com/expert/diane-m-rowles-ms-np I always want to tell people that...