disability

Episode 42: Aditi Juneja

Aditi Juneja is a lawyer, writer, and organizer living with epilepsy. She is the creator and host of Self Care Sundays, a podcast about self-care for communities of color. With past guest T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus, she is also the co-founder of the Invisible Illnesses Support Circle at The Wing in NYC. While at NYU law school,…

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Episode 41: Ariel of @Carpe_That__Diem, Part 2

In this second installment of Lauren’s interview with Ariel, we dig further into his conditions and lifestyle: what his advocacy work means to him, his journey through the workforce and struggle to find employment with disabilities, his experience as a service dog handler, and life with thyroid disease, bipolar II, borderline personality disorder, endometriosis as…

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Episode 35: Michelle Roberts

Michelle Roberts is a partner at the California law firm of Kantor & Kantor, LLP. She has spent her entire legal career helping individuals with disabilities obtain income replacement benefits from their employer’s group disability plans, and works from the heart after watching her father, a disabled veteran, struggle to work and support his family while dealing…

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Episode 28: Eric

Eric is originally from Philadelphia, PA, and was born with cystic fibrosis. Diagnosed at the age of 1, his original life expectancy was between 10-14 years. As advances in medical treatment have moved forward, so has his life expectancy…so much so that Eric has now, at 41, surpassed his doctors’ hopes. He moved to Southern…

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Episode 21: Jameisha Prescod

Jameisha Prescod is a London-based activist who lives with lupus, Raynaud’s, and femoroacetabular impingement (FAI); she is also waiting on possible diagnoses of endometriosis and celiac disease. She is the founder of You Look Okay To Me, an online platform for pain and chronic illness that is chock-full of content about invisible illness, disability, and…

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