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How Can Going Blind Give You Vision?

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For Many People, Medical Care Works Best When It's Incremental

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Customers at Puzzles Bakery & Café in Schenectady, N.Y. More than half the staff at the café has a developmental disability. Rhitu Chatterjee/NPR hide caption

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For People With Developmental Disabilities, Food Work Means More Self Reliance

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Blind Art Lovers Make The Most Of Museum Visits With 'InSight' Tours

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A Dying Man's Wish To Donate His Organs Gets Complicated

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A Lego figure in a wheelchair was introduced at the 67th International Toy Fair in January 2016. He comes in the "City" set, a community of figures shown playing and working in an urban park setting. Daniel Karmann/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dolls With Disabilities Escape The Toy Hospital, Go Mainstream

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Texas Death Case Tests Standards For Defining Intellectual Disability

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To Get Disability Help In Kansas, Thousands Face A 7-Year Wait

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Intensive home-visits by physical, occupational and speech therapists have been "a lifesaver," for little Haylee Crouse, her mom Amanda (left) told Shots. Haylee, who is now 2, developed seizures and physical and intellectual disabilities after contracting meningitis when she was 8 days old. Wade Goodwyn/NPR hide caption

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Cuts In Texas Medicaid Hit Rural Kids With Disabilities Especially Hard

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