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3D Printing Makes Customizing Your Wheelchair Cheap and Easy

3D Printing Makes Customizing Your Wheelchair Cheap and Easy

The basic design of the wheelchair has changed very little over the years, least of all cosmetically. Granted its functionality is more important than its aesthetic appeal, and there really isn’t anything inherently wrong with the overall design, but what …
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Chicago Hockey For Children and Adults with Disabilities

Chicago Hockey For Children and Adults with Disabilities

For Chicago-area residents with disabilities, indoor sports are a great opportunity to shake off the rust that builds up in most people’s joints during the winter months. That’s why organizations like the AHAI (Amatuer Hockey Association of Illinois, Inc.) and …
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New York Fashion Week Features Models with Disabilities

The fashion industry, unlike the handicap van industry, has a reputation for being cutthroat, shallow and extremely exclusive. However, we saw something different this year at FTL Moda’s show during New York Fashion Week, were models in wheelchairs and the …
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How Jason DaSilva, a Filmmaker with MS, Became the Subject of His Own Film

How Jason DaSilva, a Filmmaker with MS, Became the Subject of His Own Film

With the 87th Academy Awards set to kick off, we decided to put the spotlight on a filmmaker that has been making great strides within both the Multiple Sclerosis and documentary film communities. In 2006, Jason DaSilva set out on …
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Paralympian Amy Purdy Features in Toyota’s Super Bowl Ad

Paralympian Amy Purdy Features in Toyota’s Super Bowl Ad

Were you one of the many millions of people that watched the Super Bowl a few weeks ago? Whether you’re a football fan or not, we all know the commercials play an important part of every annual Super Bowl. Did …
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Why Not People – Events Platform Tailored for People with Disabilities

Roughly 1 in every 5 people are living with a disability in our world today, yet there are still many obstacles when it comes to accessibility. And, while there isn’t an issue when it comes to finding handicap vans for …
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Videos Games Might Help with Muscular Dystrophy

Videos Games Might Help with Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have been working toward a universal way to use interactive video game technology in order to help patients with muscular dystrophy. Creating this through video game technology called Ability Captured Through Interactive Video Evaluation, or …
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Winter Workouts for Wheelchair Users

Winter Workouts for Wheelchair Users

As winter drags on and temperatures dip to new lows, getting out of your house to exercise can become as painful as diving into a frozen lake for a swim. While there are some polar bears who don’t mind coming …
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A New Winter Solution: Wheelchair Canine Companions

A New Winter Solution: Wheelchair Canine Companions

Snow is always exciting in the Midwest around Christmas time, but other than that, it can be quite the hassle to deal with for majority of the year. Am I right? Even if you aren’t a wheelchair user, snow can …
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Tim Tebow Foundation Sponsors Prom for Kids with Disabilities

Tim Tebow Foundation Sponsors Prom for Kids with Disabilities

(Image via timtebowfoundation.org) One of the most important events a kid experiences is prom. Getting dressed up, getting picked up by your date, and following the glamorous evening with a night of fun. Night to Shine NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow wants to …
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