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The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy will be using this expanded web space to provide a range of new information, resources, and community connections to support people with disabilities. Find us and our four federally funded research centers at our main website here.

Explore our community blogs at the link above or here to find posts from the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities.

Community blogs

Lurie Institute community blogs cover a range of topics relevant to people with disabilities.

Are you a parent with a disability? Share your experience in a blog post or video for the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities. 

Share your story in our blog below about the experiences and needs of parents with disabilities. Please see the NRCPD blog post submission page for more information.

A twin pregnancy with a diagnosis of Charlotte Brontë’s pregnancy disability—hyperemesis gravidarum

by Chelsea Devona As a disabled person, I knew I’d be guaranteed a tough pregnancy. My most prominent disability, celiac disease, means that even in just my regular life I experience malnutrition and poor nutrient absorption, weakened immune system, GI distress and pain, chronic muscle and joint pain, frequent painful skin rashes, and anemia–which also …