High school football coach Rob Mendez will be honored with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance at The 2019 ESPYS. Continue reading ESPN to Present the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance to High School Football Coach Rob Mendez at The 2019 ESPYS
With less than two weeks to go before the largest statewide competition of the year, Special Olympics New York President and CEO Stacey Hengsterman today renewed the call for volunteers at the 2019 Summer Games. Continue reading Special Olympics New York Seeks Record Fan Turnout For 2019 Summer Games
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Traditional Chinese medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and is well respected worldwide. Out of that health and wellness field there has emerged the area of Chinese herbal formulas. Continue reading 5 Ailments Chinese Medicine Formulas Can Help
Luke Caldwell is a sought-after designer and an expert home renovator. But that’s not what he wants to talk about.
Continue reading Meet the HGTV Star (and Father of Six!) Who Adopted Four Children with Special Needs
While you’re in town for the 2019 Disability:IN 22nd Annual National Conference & Expo July 15–18, 2019, check out some of the fine food that Chicago is so well known for. We’ve assembled a list of several accessible restaurants, as well as shopping, other necessities, and the transportation to get you there. Continue reading Headed to Disability:IN 2019? Discover The Magnificent Mile!
A mother from South Brunswick, N.J. shared an emotional note on her community’s Facebook page after a recent experience with her son, 5-year-old Carter, at a skatepark.
Continue reading Teens praised for teaching boy with autism how to skateboard on his birthday: ‘It brought me to tears’
Arunima Sinha is a serious mountaineer—she was both the first female amputee and the first Indian amputee to climb Mount Everest. And last November, she was awarded an honorary PhD from the prestigious University of Strathclyde in London. Continue reading First Female Amputee to Climb Everest Receives Honorary Doctorate
Social media is a very popular tool among people with disabilities to stay connected despite the fact that most social media tools are not fully accessible. Staying connected electronically is even more important if a disability prevents a person from being able to easily travel. Continue reading Making Social Media More Accessible to People with Disabilities
We all find ourselves in situations in which we don’t know what to say or do. We may meet someone who moves or acts differently from us, and we wonder how we should react. Continue reading Ten Tips for Communicating with People with Disabilities