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People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

Depression
Disability

Living Beyond Disability: Personal Stories from People with Disabilities

Read Personal Stories from Adults Living with a Disabilities – Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities | SWAAD

Read Personal Stories from Adults Living with a Disability<p>Joseph<p>Concerned about a customer’s forgetfulness and lack of a support system, Clark Public …

Autism

My Story | Disability and Health | NCBDDD

Real Stories from People living with a Disability<p>Nickole Cheron’s Story<p>In 2008, a rare winter storm buried Portland, Oregon under more than a foot of …

Writing an arm amputee character

<b>Happy 56th birthday to my stuffed froggy’s handsome namesake! Today also would’ve been my paternal grandma’s 87th birthday.</b><p>As regular readers might …

Living with one

Even though I’m a regular runner, until recently I didn’t have any way to track my mileage or time my runs.<p>I did start tracking my steps through an …

Hamilton College

When writing about groups of people, it can be difficult to know what language to use. We humans categorize each other as a way to describe and …

Writing Characters of Different Races and Ethnicities

Resources for writers who want to include characters who are a different race, ethnicity, or culture from their own in their work. Learn about common …

Ten Tips On Writing Race in Novels

Should an author include descriptions of a character's race in a story?<p>Well, yes and no. It depends. How's that for a wishy-washy answer?<p>Here's my …

Non-offensive ways to describe skin colors?

Apologies if this has been posted before, but I tried searching and couldn't find anything.<p>In the novel I'm writing, all the characters are various …