Carol Glazer and son Jacob; photo courtesy Carol Glazer
People Helping People

Caring for Her Son with Disabilities Led to a New Career

The president of the National Organization on Disability helped her child overcome a lifetime of challenges.

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A caregiver parent laughing with her special needs daughter.
Advice for Caregivers

Where to Turn When Your Adult Child Has Developmental Disabilities

Public and private agencies, plus a personal support network can help overcome obstacles.

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Emily and Chris Norton
Caregiver Stress

Emily Norton Opens Up About Battling Depression as a Caregiver

Caring for her husband, who is quadriplegic, took a toll on her mental health.

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Four souls with something in common.

How Two Kittens Helped Her Daughter with Special Needs

Adopting the fearless felines helped the 11-year-old conquer her anxiety and gain confidence.

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Resource Center

What to Do if Your Loved One Shows Signs of Self-Neglect

When loved ones lose the ability to care for themselves, there are resources for family members and caregivers.

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Fred Rogers with his sons
Inspiring Stories

How 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' Championed Children With Disabilities

Fred Rogers did more than just meet with a disabled child. He invited him to come on the show. 

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TobyMac on Christian Music and Raising a Son with a Disability

TobyMac talks about his new album, his family and what he looks forward to.

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The Unlikely Caregiver That Changed Her Mind
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

The Unlikely Caregiver That Changed Her Mind

Her son had autism and she needed help—fast.

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21-Year-Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire
Motivational Stories

21-Year-Old Man with Down Syndrome Builds a Million-Dollar Empire

John Cronin is now making seven figures selling socks 

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Sherry learned to approach fitness in a whole new way.
Living Longer, Living Better

A Sidelined Surgeon Finds New Purpose as a Swimming Coach

A heart condition ended Sherry Colgin's career as a hand surgeon, but Colgin soon began to work as a swimming coach with Paralympic athletes and returning veterans.

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