Teen Fashionista Focuses on Adaptive Designs

When trying on her original fashion designs became a hassle, Delaina Parrish turned her attention toward strategic designs that would make clothing more accessible for girls with unique bodies and abilities. This story is part of Teen Voices’ Girl Fuse series, featuring stories by and about girls with disabilities.

Teen Calls Out Ableism as Discrimination

Teen Anna Landre has felt more discrimination from ableism than from sexism. This story is part of Teen Voices’ Girl Fuse series, featuring stories by and about girls with disabilities.

Being Thin Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be, Teen Says

Everywhere Emily Leon looks she sees people trying to lose weight. But as a teen with Graves’ disease, dieting is the furthest thing from her mind. This piece is part of Teen Voices’ Girl Fuse series, an initiative by and about teen girls with disabilities.

Teen Finds Disability Isolating Without Peer Network

No matter how many friends she has, Melina Nakos still has no one to share her struggles and frustrations of being a double amputee. This piece is the first in Teen Voices’ Girl Fuse series, an initiative by and about teen girls with disabilities.