A California mother who attended every university class with her quadriplegic son so he could earn his MBA was surprised with her own honorary degree at his graduation.Judy O'Connor, a retired elementary school teacher, was 29-year-old Marty O'Connor's note-taker as he worked towards his master's of business administration degree at Chapman University.Having a disability can cause many annoyances in day to day life, in the Enable Dating community you will find the opposite is true.Online dating removes physical barriers, and we provide a place to meet where the social barriers also melt away.Membership is totally free, we won't ask for your credit card details and you will be able to instantly browse profiles and become involved.Whatever your disability dating isn't something you should be missing out on!It was chilly, so I was hesitating, and my friend playfully came up behind me and pushed me into the pool. Thank god I protected my head with my hands, but I went in at bad angle and broke my neck. I was in the ICU for 10 days and then I went to rehab for about 2 ½ months. Chris was by my side the whole time, no matter what. People are like, "It's amazing that he stayed with you!I immediately knew it was serious, even as I was on the side of the pool with the paramedics. Chris was camping with his dad three and a half hours away so when the accident happened we couldn't get in touch with him at first; he didn't know until the morning. " It's like people think someone with a disability isn't as deserving as someone who is able-bodied. That is so sad for them, because it goes to show that they have no idea what true love is. He was actually my first; I lost my virginity to him in college.
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Before the accident, we were very sexual as a couple. We just connected so perfectly — sex was something that always brought us closer together, and it was scary to think what our lives would be like sexually [after the accident].
The doctors don't really talk about that stuff — you don't know until you get into rehab.
During his studies he used an i Pad, laptop, voice recognition software and a mouth stick to help him.
His mother helped him takes notes in class but he will helped by a professional aide when he resumes his career.