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People With Fake Service Dogs Could Face Real Jail Time

Have you ever seen a service dog wearing a vest that is barking, growling, and distracted while 'working'? Most likely you weren't observing a trained service dog, but an imposter. People in Florida w…

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Accessible Design Makes Good Business Sense

Business owners take note. Discretionary spending to the tune of $175 billion is at stake. People with disabilities enjoy going out and socializing with their friends and family... and they spend m…

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Multiple Sclerosis for Newbies

When you first learn that you have multiple sclerosis, you will likely experience a range of emotion from relief to fear. Then come the questions. One of the first might be "What is my prognosis …

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Life with Chronic Illness: Who to Tell, When, and How Much

You have been diagnosed with a chronic illness. Perhaps the diagnosis was months, or even years in the making. Tremendous relief at finding the answer is followed by a myriad of questions. One of the …

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Beyond the Disabled Label

What's in a label? You are either disabled or not, right? In some cases, yes, but disability, like life, is not always so clear. Is disability simply a physical state-of-being or a state-of-mind...…

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