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From Java To Bali: A Journey To Inspire

Our Better World | Posted 02.05.2014 | Good News
Our Better World

It was going from being confined to a wheelchair in her home for 10 years to hitting the open road for three weeks on a motorcycle that got our attention. This was no ordinary "survivor story."

A Life Without Limits: Closer Than You Think

Stephen Bennett | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Stephen Bennett

Imagine for a moment that, when you try to communicate, no one can understand you. You might feel frustrated and lonely. Many of those with disabilities can feel isolated and at a loss for community; but it doesn't have to be that way.

Why You Shouldn't Pity My Child with Cerebral Palsy

Ellen Seidman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

One of my most desperate wishes for Max is for people to quit pitying him or being wary of him and just see him as a kid, period.

Tragedy: A Love Story

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

Sometimes I just have one of those days. I was a living in the crawl space of my head, frustrated, angry and anxious. I was afraid of and consumed b...

Turning Wheelchairs Into Hot-Rods

Lori Sokol | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Lori Sokol

Loreen Arbus has made it her mission to honor the work of the caregiver, 'the unsung heroines," whose kindness comes in all manners of form to help transform lives, yet who are still so severely unappreciated.

Dear Governor Brown: Is There a Future for the Disabled -- Including Adults With Autism -- In the Golden State?

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Chantal Sicile-Kira

The looming budget cuts remind me of the old Prop 13 days. The state of California is getting ready to cut the civil rights of the disabled and no one seems to notice.