Welcome to ExceptionalNurse.com!
If you are a student with a disability considering a nursing career, this is the place for you. If you are a nursing student with a disability, this is the place for you. If you are a nurse with a disability, this is the place for you. If you are a nursing educator or a guidance counselor working with a student with a disability, this is the place for you.
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 resource network committed to inclusion of more people with disabilities in the nursing profession. By sharing information and resources, ExceptionalNurse.com hopes to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities in nursing education programs and foster resilience and continued practice for nurses who are, or become, disabled. This web site is maintained by Donna Maheady, Ed.D., ARNP, an advocate for nurses and nursing students with disabilities. For a copy of her curriculum vitae/resume send an email to: ExceptionalNurse@aol.com.
The Exceptional Nurse: Tales from the trenches of truly resilient nurses working with disAbilities
(Amazon Link) Read a chapter by Donna Maheady called "Disabled Nurse Power: Stand, Sit or Roll in it!" from the book:
"From Frustrated to Fulfilled: The Empowered Nurses' System" edited by Lorie Brown.
A compilation of nurses' stories about how to rediscover the joy, freedom, and passion in nursing.
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