The Spoonie Thread

Creating an Accessible 30-Day Fitness Plan

My name is Hannah. I eat through a feeding tube and breathe through a tracheostomy tube. I’ve had both these tubes since I was just days old. I wa...

spoonie threads look ahead

2022 goals by Saba Kamaras, Spoonie Threads President  Happy New Year to all you Spoonies! Now is the time for committing to new goals, and we want...

Gift giving for all abilities

By Courtney Harris  Finding a holiday gift every year for my disabled son is a challenge. Not only do I need to come up with my own ideas, I usuall...

2021 Spoonie Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year....and also one of the most stressful times trying to find the “perfect gift” for friends and family. We’r...

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is American Diabetes Month Do you know your diabetes risk? Early detection of diabetes is proven to prevent life-altering complications li...

Preemie Awareness Month—Starting So Small

Every year 1 in 10 babies is born preterm. November is National Prematurity Awareness Month, an opportunity to reflect on the nearly 400,000 babie...

I was robbed: The 5 Levels of Down syndrome

October is Down syndrome awareness month--a time to celebrate the  amazingness of peeps who are rockin’ that extra chromosome! We invite you to me...

Invisible Disabilities Week

Many people are struggling each and every day with challenges and disabilities that the people around them can’t necessarily see. Numerous health ...

Dysautonomia: Not All Disabilities Are Visible

"I may "look healthy," but I definitely don't feel healthy." — Jessica In honor of Dysautonomia Awareness Month, one of our amaz...

🎗️ Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Promoting Early Detection

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month🎗️ Knowledge and early detection saves lives. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. It...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to recognize the children and families affected by childhood cancers. 15,000 children a year ...

Pain Awareness Month

According to a report published by the CDC, approximately 50 million people in the U.S. live with chronic pain. Chronic pain can interfere with the...