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Differently Abled

Training The Differently Abled For A Brighter Future

Erandi Palihakkara | Posted 10.06.2016 | Impact
Erandi Palihakkara

India's increasing population of differently abled individuals means that the need for educational and employment resources is apparent now more than ever.

ARISE Impact Makes a Presence in the US to Increase Employability Among the Visually Challenged

Erandi Palihakkara | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Erandi Palihakkara

This year, Act to Rise for Innovation in Special Education Impact (ARISE Impact) was one of the few nonprofits that were handpicked to showcase their ...

Rising for Innovation at the Collaborative: How ARISE Impact is Shaping the World of the Visually Challenged Through Special Education Modules

Erandi Palihakkara | Posted 06.14.2016 | Impact
Erandi Palihakkara

Founded in 2010 by the vision and mission of Abhishek Syal, ARISE Impact is changing the world as we know it. Act to Rise for Innovation in Special Ed...

An Oscar Nominee Explores Art and Ability in Chau, beyond the Lines

Siena Koncsol | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Siena Koncsol

I recently had the pleasure of talking with my fellow high school alum and good friend Courtney Marsh, who is nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Documentary Short Film.

How a Spring Break in Texas Completely Changed My Perspective About Special Needs

Neel Swamy | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Neel Swamy

While my skin may not be any tanner, my heart and mind feel significantly more full and rejuvenated. I will never forget my experiences at PKRC, and one thing is certain: this is not and will not be my last visit to the Peaceable Kingdom.

New Year's Resolution Motivation From A Quadriplegic: Get Off Your Butt And Get Healthy

Rachelle Friedman | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachelle Friedman

I really don't mean for this to be a guilt trip, but more of a swift kick in the rear to get you moving! I learned a very hard lesson at a young age and hindsight truly is 20/20.

WATCH: Disabled MLB Great: Students Deserve 'Fair Opportunity' In Sports

Posted 02.13.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In a decision being compared to Title IX, the Department of Education has clarified language around the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, judging that schoo...