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We at believe that women with disabilities steer their own lives. Empowered by knowledge, we are having children, pursuing careers, competing in professional sports arenas, becoming community leaders, and living life to the fullest! Now at there is a place for us to unite and ask questions, as well as share ideas, insights, and experiences. Most of all, this site is a place where we can learn from each other.
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Last year I had, let's just say, a landmark birthday. I realized that life has been flying by too quickly so I decided to plan a trip to a place that I have always wanted to visit – Tuscany. I happen to come across a villa that looked as though it was wheelchair accessible and the planning started from there. I thought that organizing the trip would be ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Sep 28, 2015 9:04 PM EDT
Menopause is a difficult time for most women, but for women with disabilities, there's more to the story. The symptoms and problems that go along with this stage of life are compounded by the fact that some disabilities and chronic diseases are affected by menopause in unexpected ways.   Women and Menopause The most well-known symptom is the hot ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Sep 21, 2015 11:32 AM EDT
Kelsey DiClaudio has her eye on the prize.  At 18 years of age, she is looking to make the Paralympic Games in 2018 and head to South Korea playing Sled Hockey.  A fast paced game that follows the same rules and speed as stand up hockey, Kelsey and her teammates participate in a full contact sport that is modified on sleds and is tailored to fit the ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Sep 16, 2015 11:40 AM EDT
Misconception #1: We can't speak for ourselves. Ever notice when you're in a restaurant and the hostess asks the person you are with, where you would like to sit?  Guess what? We are able to communicate ourselves! Even if someone can’t speak, chances are they have found a way to express themselves. We lead active, productive lives ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Aug 25, 2015 12:53 PM EDT
Recently I took the trip of a lifetime through the beautiful state of Alaska.  I would definitely say this was a bucket list dream as I have always wanted to visit this region of the country. And what better way to do so than on a Carnival Cruise -a party ship no less.  My adventures began in Seattle Washington when my good friend Lisa and I landed ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Aug 17, 2015 12:12 PM EDT
Today I saw the article about the two ladies at the ball game in power chairs who were blocking the little boy in a wheelchair. There were a wide array of opinions and comments on that article! I have never been skinny. My entire life, this girl has carried meat on her bones! I married and started having children. Because I knew that I always carried extra ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Aug 11, 2015 11:21 AM EDT
Change has been in the air for what feels like an eternity. With no clear signs on destination, “putting out my feelers” has become the plan of action. What does this mean? Research, research, and more research on what mysteries exist in the wild blue yonder.  Heading down the highway to check out places and talk to new faces. All it ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Aug 4, 2015 12:12 PM EDT
Relationships and intimacy require a level of risk to be taken by both parties. The risk that you're taking is to expose your feelings and other personal things about yourself to someone else. In order to do that and fully enjoy the result of a successful relationship, you have to know your self-worth and posses positive self esteem. For someone with ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Jul 28, 2015 11:00 AM EDT
We’ve all seen the statistics. People with disabilities traditionally are underrepresented in the workforce, and, just like people without disabilities, women with disabilities have an even lower employment rate than men. Maybe you’ve contemplated getting into the workforce but believed that you couldn’t do ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Jul 21, 2015 12:26 PM EDT
Angela Rockwood,actress, model, Push Girls star, (not to mention producer!) was also a model for Raw Beauty NYC which was unveiled on September 20, 2014 at ACA Galleries in Chelsea to benefit the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation . The mobileWOMAN extraordinaire was inspired to bring the project to her city, Los Angeles. ‘’Life is a ... more...
Posted by Sparky on mobileWOMEN Jul 17, 2015 12:09 PM EDT

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