We have a new webinar on intimacy and relationships for military couples. Get Sara’s 6 Secrets for Bridging Military Separations.Our free webinar addresses questions on how to identify and meet the emotional needs of your partner and more. Long-Distance Romance Sara Heidenheimer shares how she and her husband kept the love and respect for each other strong through his four tours of duty while in the U. Bonding Over Disability and Then Some Shayne and Kristen have been friends since they were 3 years old, connecting over school, movies and even their shared disability. A Nurse and Friend Ben Trockman finds independence while being cared for by his nurse and friend. A Sister's Love Mary Sykes gives a first-hand account on caring for her sister who has Down syndrome. Brothers and Sisters First-hand quotes from brothers with sisters who are living with disabilities such as Down syndrome.Then they will write a script for a scenario dramatizing the incident, how the students responded to it, and what they can do to prevent such an incident from happening again.Divide students into small groups and have them begin brainstorming their ideas.Morrison-Gurza, who self-identifies as a ‘Queer Crip’ argues that often times when relationships involving a person with a disability are discussed, the conversation focuses on how the able-bodied person is responding to the disability, rather than looking at the perspective of the person with the disability.The emphasis is on convincing everyone else that the person with the disability is “viable,” i.e.
Sheypuk is a clinical psychologist who specializes in dating, relationships and sexuality among people with disabilities. Find out what clicked to get him dating and, ultimately, finding love. Bridget's Practical Advice for Finding "The One" When Bridget Houlihan became interested in George, she asked him out.
Watch their video A Wedding, A Wheelchair and No Worries Palmer Harston Williams shares her love story and her creative ideas for planning a wheelchair accessible wedding. Marriage after 50 Years Two couples share the ups and downs of marriage after 50 years. Seeing Beyond the Disability Elizabeth Wampler stumbled into love with Steve, an adventurous sportsman with cerebral palsy (CP).
He often navigates the world with a wheelchair or a mountain-climbing harness while Elizabeth takes on life with the kind of humor and honesty that may make you blush and befriend her all at once. A Webinar for Military Couples on Intimacy Have you heard?
But, disabled people face more negative experiences in “first-time” dating, and that can totally ruin the outlook of hope that you had before.
I cannot, and I am not trying to, speak for every disabled person in my age range, but upon talking with my friends I am making a general consensus that it is fair to say we’ve all been significantly discouraged or disappointed when we started to put ourselves out there.