Woman Smiles in Her Mugshot- Find Out What She Did To Her Boyfriend | Alabama News
In the early hours of Saturday morning, June 3, 2023, an incident unfolded in Alabama. The incident involved a vehicle which resulted in a male victim sustaining a broken leg. Police officers swiftly responded to the scene and took immediate action to ensure the safety of those involved.
Cosplayer with vision disability ‘Forbidden’ from attenting event across the country without ‘Protective’ boyfriend
For one couple, the reality of work commitments threatens the fulfillment of their dreams, as detailed in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
The Eviction of a Disable Couple, Debra and Carl Smith | Tennessee News
Debra and Carl Smith, a disabled couple in their 60s, were evicted from their low-income apartment due to poor housekeeping where they have lived for close to 17 years. The Smiths had fallen on hard times, unable to work and relying on a combined monthly income of $1,400 in Social Security Disability benefits as income.
Lotto Winner Loses Big Time as $200 Million Dollar Win Targeted Under String of Lawsuits
A mother of five was left devastated recently as she realized that her stroke of genius luck had gone up in flames amid trusting the wrong people. Marie Holmes was living an extremely difficult life struggling to work 5 jobs to provide for her children, one of whom suffers from Cerebral Palsy when her mother gave her a few dollars that would change her life forever. Then she casually went to the store in her hometown to purchase a ticket for the state's multi-million dollar lottery game.
Father with autism refuses to ‘Punish’ autistic son who pushed cousin who tried to hug him 3 times
For parents of children with autism, negotiating physical contact can be a challenge, as explained in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Tampa Bay Retirees Living in Hell as Mobile Home Park Left in Shambles
Retirement communities are meant to be a safe haven for those who've raised families and want to live out their golden years in a peaceful environment among like-minded friends. However, for one group of mobile home park tenants, Down Yonder is anything but calm and serene.
Twin refuses to hang out with autistic brother, tells him he’s ‘Not Normal’, causing massive meltdown
It's not uncommon for teens to worry that their autistic siblings are preventing them from having typical adolescent experiences, and this struggle is no exception, as detailed in a recent Reddit post.
SCATP and SCCB Hosting Free Seminars on Choosing a Video Magnifier for Individuals with Low Vision
Columbia, South Carolina - The SC Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) and the SC Commission for the Blind (SCCB) are hosting training sessions for individuals currently working in the field or new to the field, including:
SCDHHS Offers Medicaid Provider Training Opportunities June-August 2023
Columbia, South Carolina - The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) regularly offers free trainings to prospective and enrolled Healthy Connections Medicaid providers. Many of these trainings are available virtually. Here's the latest information about the upcoming Healthy Connections Medicaid eLearning trainings for summer 2023.
Daughter who bought her Mentally Ill Mother a house with inheritance money desperate for more privacy
Woman who was given a hefty inheritance from her grandmother agrees to be her mother's caregiver, but has since regretted the decision, as detailed in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Disabled veteran in wheelchair, who claims to have been wounded in service, outed by colleague for lying
After a disabled man lies about the circumstances of how he became disabled, a colleague outs him by telling the truth, as highlighted in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Mental Illness is Difference, Not A Dysfunction
One study shows cognitive impairment is an essential feature of bipolar disorder episodes. Expressly, it confirms a sense of fuzzy thinking before the onset of symptoms. As someone with bipolar disorder myself, I argue that this accumulating evidence of mental illness as a cognitive phenomenon challenges the very idea of it being a dysfunction, but instead is a neurobiological difference.
Single mom forces teen daughter to learn American Sign Language to communicate with deaf 7-year-old stepsister
In a blended family, it is common to have difficulties in relationships between members, as detailed in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Man shamed for making a disabled joke to a disabled person: “I heard they cost an arm and a leg”
When it comes to making jokes, the line between humor and insensitivity can be a difficult one to tread, as highlighted in a Reddit post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Does ADHD Have Any Benefits?
As a special education teacher, I hear from students with ADHD about whether they take medication or not. I don’t ask for the information and it’s private, but sometimes kids or parents will divulge it anyway, in an era where stigma around disability is, fortunately, receding.
"Parking Police" Wrongly Accuses Man of Stealing a Handicapped Spot, Then Karma Gets Him
The harassment faced by people with invisible disabilities. People with invisible disabilities often face harassment, especially when parking in disabled bays. This can take many forms, from verbal abuse to physical assault.
Orange County Disabled Commuters Para-Transit Services Disrupted
OC Access - a company that provides people with disabilities with transport - is in a dispute with its employees over new conditions. According to Teamsters Local 952, the drivers' union, previous contracts ended in October 2022 and the new terms are under dispute.
A disabled woman is horrified when she returns from a shopping trip to find a rude and "moronic" note left on her car
In an article in The Mirror, a disabled woman living in Canberra, Australia experiences the reality of being disabled but she is still accused of cheating the system. A disabled woman returns from a shopping trip to find a horrifying note on her car.
Girlfriend with OCD and allergies demands that partner rehome his beloved dog; ‘my loyal companion’
A man is faced with a difficult decision after his girlfriend plans to move in with him, but she is allergic to his beloved dog, as outlined in a Mumsnet post. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
‘He’s a future drain’: Sister refuses to be the full-time caregiver for her disabled brother once her mother passes
A young woman recently shared her story on Reddit, detailing the difficulties she faced growing up with her brother, who was diagnosed with a neurodivergent disability. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*