Sylvia Colt-Lacayo is 18, fresh-faced and hopeful, as she beams confidence from her power wheelchair. Her long dark hair is soft and carefully tended, and her wide brown eyes are bright. A degenerative neuromuscular disease, similar to muscular dystrophy, has left her with Continue reading A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford
At the Newseum recently, Comcast announced a series of initiatives designed to help address the digital divide for low-income Americans with disabilities through the Internet Essentials program, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive Internet adoption program for low-income households. Continue reading Comcast Partners With The American Association Of People With Disabilities To Help Close The Digital Divide
Like many individuals on the autism spectrum, Brian Burk can find it hard to connect with others. The Pasadena, California native is undeniably intelligent, but he struggled to find his way socially and often chose staying at home and studying over spending time with other people his age. Continue reading 20-Yr-Old With Autism Conquers “American Ninja Warrior” With Unmatched Enthusiasm
As the school year gets underway, Rice Krispies is thinking about what notes parents may want to tuck into their kids’ lunch boxes. Continue reading Kellogg’s Rice Krispies made sensory love notes to support kids with autism
The future looks bright for this veteran entrepreneur, who miraculously regained his once lost eyesight. Continue reading One Warrior’s Illuminating Journey
Teenager Lily Jordan was supposed to be rocking out at a Continue reading Jonas Brothers surprise fan at hospital after she had to miss concert for chemotherapy treatmentconcert this past weekend, but instead she had to undergo chemotherapy treatment. So, the famous family stopped by her hospital room to pay her a very special surprise visit before the show.
A young girl in the U.K. isn’t letting her disability stop her from achieving her dreams. Continue reading Double amputee, 9, to walk New York Fashion Week runway: ‘Disability doesn’t stop you’
Target’s newest Halloween offerings include adaptive costumes for kids with disabilities ― a sign that major retailers may finally be stepping up to make the commercial costume industry more inclusive. Continue reading Target Unveils Adaptive Halloween Costumes For Kids With Disabilities