BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
Covid was the top cause of death for Americans with intellectual disability in 2020, but the third cause of death for the general population, a new study finds.
'Eating a nutritious diet is central to preventing many chronic diseases.'
In 1999, Deborah Covell Fletcher gave birth to twin girls, one with disabilities. In a new book she shares how she adapted to the unexpected.
'I was a kid who thought taking breaks and resting made me somehow less than my peers, and I was afraid of being different.'
'By the time I grow up we may be living on other planets, and I want to be a doctor in space helping children there.'
Dr. Laverne Jacobs is the first Canadian elected to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
'The more parents reported having children with disabilities in their house, the more likely they were to report incidents around bullying and exclusion.'
'A big part of eliminating anti-Black racism is being accountable to Black communities, so this is the work we're starting.'
As a child, Carolyn visited our hospital to see her mom, a nurse. Now she leads programs here that offer early work experiences to youth with disabilities.
'A big part of the fellowship is learning how to be flexible in delivering information and present with families.'
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