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Life through the lens of disability

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The Long Wait

I have used a walker ever since I was a toddler. Health insurance allows me to get a new one every five years. My PT faxed the letter to the durable medical equipment company on November 8. Yesterday I received an email saying that they never received the letter. It is extremely frustrating that it…

The Fight Continues

2023 has been a challenging year for me. This year has been filled with bureaucratic hurdles. I’ve had to deal with health insurance, the local community college, and the Social Security Administration. I have received two letters from the Social Security Administration. One was a letter stating I had too many assets to continue receiving…

Cerebral Palsy Is Difficult

I have lived with cerebral palsy for 24 years. As a child, cerebral palsy did not impact me very much. I did well in school, participated in extracurricular activities and enjoyed spending time with my family and friends. Puberty was when I first experienced functional shifts. This was frightening. I slowly lost the abilities that…

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