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What Adulting Looks Like When Living With a Disability

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At some point, the majority of people reach a point where they have to step out of the protective cocoon of childhood and learn to “adult.” For most people, that looks like learning how to navigate finances, searching for housing, cleaning, preparing meals, and starting a family if they so choose.

But, those of us with disabilities have a whole other set of challenges to cope with as we spread our wings and try to fly as adults.

Adulting with a disability means navigating doctor appointments on my own. Not only do I have to find the energy to show up, it may mean navigating confusing parking garages and large hospitals.

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