Tips on Living an Active Lifestyle as a Disabled Senior

Having a disability as a senior poses its own set of issues, but for the nearly 50 million Americans estimated by the National Service Inclusion Project living with a disability, some of the biggest challenges come in the smallest packages. For instance, finding new and different ways to stay active without the routine becoming boring can be extremely difficult, especially …

Job Search Tips for the Differently Abled

If you’re a differently-abled individual, you may find it’s a challenge to find work that fits with your unique skill sets while still taking into consideration any limitations your disability presents. Your focus during a job hunt should center around finding a position in which you can excel, gain valuable experience, and have an impact. MORC, Inc. is an excellent …

Guide to Trade School for People with Disabilities

Success at a trade school can lead to stable employment with higher-than-average earnings. That makes trade school an attractive option for anyone. For someone living with a disability, vocational or trade school training allows them to exhibit the talents and abilities they have, rather than those they don’t.  A trade school provides a structured learning environment, hands-on experience, and instruction …

A Guide to Flying for People with Disabilities

Traveling by plane is one of the fastest and safest methods of getting to a destination, but noisy airports, narrow airplane aisles and baggage restrictions can make flying challenging, especially when you have a disability that limits your mobility or ease of communication. Whether you have an ongoing disability or a temporary injury, you may encounter extra difficulties while flying. …

Water Safety Guide for Children with Special Needs

Summer pool time is approaching — and kids and parents really need it this year. Most public pools have been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving millions of kids wishing for swim time. However, most states are easing COVID-19 restrictions, and pools may be open again soon. But before parents take a dive with their kids, there are a …

Navigating the Workplace – Tips for Women with Disabilities

Although women and minorities — including people with disabilities — are making great strides in the name of equality, there is still a long way to go. Pursuing a thriving professional career isn’t always easy. Navigating a workplace environment as a woman with a disability is wrought with prejudice and inaccessibility. So we’ve pulled together some great resources to help …

Tips for Coping with COVID Stress

COVID-19 is upending the lives of every American. Many public health officials remain cautious, anticipating the need to continue prevention efforts for an extended time. For people with disabilities, the impact can be severe, increasing barriers to accessing critical public health information, healthcare and support services. The coronavirus brings new challenges as well such as difficulty engaging in preventative measures …

Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Kids with Special Needs

When you have a child or family member on the autism spectrum, creating a safe and functional home environment is an important task. Autism can have a huge impact on an individual’s development, lifestyle, and social connections. People on the spectrum can be particularly sensitive to lights, sounds, and other stimuli. Many crave order and routines to make sense of the world. …