How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all Continue reading The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own
Twenty-five-year-old Kenyan engineer and innovator, Roy Allela, has created a set of gloves that will ultimately allow better communication between those who are deaf and those who are hearing yet may not necessarily know sign language. Continue reading Meet The Kenyan Engineer Who Created Gloves That Turn Sign Language Into Audible Speech
As Lyft and Uber became part of the nation’s transportation systems, people who use non-folding wheelchairs felt left on the sidelines because the cars couldn’t accommodate them. That’s slowly starting to change. Continue reading Wheelchair users may soon have more chances to hail Lyft, Uber rides
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Mama Cax, born Cacsmy Brutus, was given only three weeks to live when she was diagnosed with bone (osteosarcoma) and lung cancer at 14 years old. Continue reading Fearless Amputee Mama Cax Encourages Others to Face Anything
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
You’re never too old to play with Barbie—especially when you’ve been waiting 37 years for one you can see yourself in. Continue reading This Woman’s 37-Year Wait For A Barbie That Looks Like Her Is Finally Over
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
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’