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Adaptive Fashion 101

Until recently, fashion and disability was pretty much an oxymoron. The clothing available for people with physical challenges called “health wear” was found in home medical supplies stores next to other functional items like incontinence supplies and shower seats.

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LifestyleResourcessidebar How to Be Happy and more confident When you have a disability and Neuropathy from a chronic condition like Muscular Sclerosis or Charcot Marie Tooth Disease.

HOW TO PHOTOSHOP YOUR SELF-IMAGE

Do you remember when we had to have our photos developed before viewing the images? The days when selfies weren’t even a thing and group shots didn’t involve a million retakes? Back then, we had no way of knowing if our arms looked flabby or if our leg braces were…

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FashionHackResources Disability Hack for buying fashionable shoes and boots when you wear one afo/leg brace or orthotic and need shoes in two different sizes.

ODD SHOE OUT

I started Trend-Able to empower women with invisible physical disabilities to look and feel their best in order to live their best lives. I struggled with low self esteem as a young person with invisible disabilities and have made it my mission to help others learn how to accept their…

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LifestyleResources Unexpected Priveledged Problems When You have disabilities, Wear AFO’S /Leg Braces & Have A Neuromuscular Disease Like Charcot Marie Tooth or MS.

FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS

Disclaimer: All problems are relative to the person, situation, demographic, & resources . The following “problems” are those faced by me, an admittedly privileged suburban woman with invisible (not obvious) physical challenges due to an inherited neuromuscular disorder called Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT). The hashtag #firstworldproblems refers to those everyday, non…

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TREND-ABLE INSPIRATION

This amazing documentary about the super fabulous Bernadette Scarduzio is a must-see and it will stay with you long after viewing. The film (available on Amazon Prime) shares a very personal glimpse into Bernadette’s life; the many challenges she faces, incredible losses and her resilience. Bernadette suffers from Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)…

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Resources Visual Handicap vs Invisible Disability

INVISIBLE PHYSICAL DISABILITY 101

The saying “You Can’t Judge A Book By It’s Cover” has a literal meaning for those of us with invisible physical disabilities and challenges. When people think of the term, disability, they mostly picture people in wheelchairs or those using walkers or canes. Those little blue signs designating special parking…

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