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Musical Treasure in San Francisco

Harriet Heydemann | Posted 06.30.2015 | San Francisco
Harriet Heydemann

Ariela loved music. She took just about every music appreciation class City College offered -- Jazz, Latin, American Folk, Traditional African, Black Tradition in American Dance, Classical and Opera.

9 Summer Survival Tools When You Have a Chronic Illness

Lisa Copen | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Lisa Copen

It's summertime! And it seems everyone must be playing beach volleyball or experiencing their perfect vacation. It is easy for the chronically ill person to feel left out.

This Boy Got A Company To Build A Wheelchair-Friendly Playground So He Could Play With His Brother

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.09.2014 | Impact

These siblings epitomize brotherly love. Cayden Long, 9, has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. His family was accustomed to driving almost an ...

We Must Do Better to Make Our Cities More Accessible

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 05.14.2013 | New York
Isaac Zablocki

The fifth annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival runs in a record number of venues in every borough and in Long Island and Westchester. But running such a festival in New York does not always make accessibility easy.

The Workplace And Wheelchairs

Mia Schaikewitz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Mia Schaikewitz

I've been fortunate to find open-minded individuals who realized even though I use a wheelchair, I work just as hard as anybody else. My hope is that some day, business owners will not have to know someone personally to care about making their environment accessible.