D I S A B I L I T I E S
Since 2002, the weekly column Disabilities has been published in more than 260 newspapers throughout the United States and been the nation's best-read weekly column about people with disabilities. It is sent free to newspapers due to generous support from Blue Valley Sod and Palmer Bus Service. The column's content runs the gamut from featuring the real-life stories of people with mental illness and learning disabilities to physical and intellectual disabilities. Mr. Vance is editor of Connect Business Magazine. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor practicing in Minnesota. He and his wife have a college-attending daughter with spina bifida.Raised in Cincinnati, he moved in 1995 from Baltimore to southern Minnesota. He is also a Dayton Flyers men's basketball fan.

2002 Columns
2003 Columns
2004 Columns
2005 Columns
2006 Columns
2007
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2012

1-4-14         Dr. Richard Davenport, stuttering
12-28-13      Riva Lehrer, Condon School
12-21-13      Camp Spring Creek, dyslexia
12-14-13      Alisha Pierce
12-7-13        Amputee Becomes Prosthetist

11-30-13      Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

11-23-13      Joseph D. Smith, Poet

11-16-13      Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
11-9-13        Jim Kebe and Cerebral Palsy
11-2-13        Peripheral Neuropathy
10-27-13      Dr. Jim Ferris and Disability Studies
10-20-13      Nicholas Evans/Stroke
10-13-13      Guest Columnist Writing Opportunity
10-6-13       Diane Coleman, Not Dead Yet
9-30-13       Jim Patterson, Parkinson's Disease
9-23-13       Major Depressive Disorder
9-16-13       Dummy Hoy Revisited
9-9-13         Retinitis Pigmentosa
9-2-13         Adopting Special Needs Children
8-25-13        Phil Yeh
8-17-13        Miss Minnesota, Rebecca Yeh
8-10-13        Joni and Friends Family Retreat
8-3-13          Being Blind and 16
7-27-13        Stress and Seizures Affect Architect
7-20-13        Parkinson's disease and radiation
7-13-13        nonPareil Institute
7-6-13          Purple Angel Wristband
6-29-13         Make-A-Wish Foundation
6-22-13         Susan Addison/MS
6-15-13         Letters of Hope
6-8-13           Shelby Winstead and Barrel Racing
6-1-13           Multiple Sclerosis
5-25-13         Cleft Lip and Palate
5-18-13         Spina Bifida
5-11-13          Tinnitus and Disability
5-4-13           Mental Health Counseling Week
4-26-13          Paul Chambers/Parkinsons Plus
4-19-13          Kelli Ra Anderson/Asperger's
4-12-13          Parkinson's and Stroke Survivor
4-5-13            Knee Injury Creates Disability
3-30-13           Bacterial Meningitis Can Be Prevented
3-23-13           Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
3-16-13           Mark Stephenson
3-9-13             Abilitysota.com
3-2-13             American Lake Veterans Golf Course
2-24-13           Peter Kellett: Part Two
2-17-13           Peter Kellett and Trisomy 18: Part One
2-10-13           Kidney Transplant Needed
2-3-13             Elderly with Osteoarthritis

1-27-13           Traffic Accidents Led to Arthritis
1-20-13           Lou Gehrig's Disease/Dan Hacker

1-13-13           Cynthia Parkhill/Asperger's
1-6-13             Derek Rabelo, Blind Surfer

12-30-12          Asperger's syndrome

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