Wall: The Journey Up; New Documentary to be released In September of 2010, Stephen Wampler became the first person with Cerebral Palsy to climb one of greatest rock climbing challenges: Yosemite’s El Capitain. With no use of his legs and limited use of his arms it took Steve six days to reach the summit. A [...]
Hollywood has produced some great movies over the years. When it comes to individuals with special needs sometimes they get it right and sometimes they are way off the mark.
Below are 11 movies about or involving individuals with special needs. Tell us what you think: Does Hollywood do a good job of portraying individuals with special needs?
Friendship Circle’s Walk4Friendship is just around the corner. Walk4Friendship is an annual walk that raises crucial funds and community awareness for individuals with special needs and Friendship Circle. Every year we hold a post walk carnival complete with games, rides, moon-bounces, food and more. The main attraction is a post walk show. This year’s Walk4Friendship will [...]
40,000 Cheering Fans at Fenway Park in Boston. The Red Sox are in yet another battle for the division with the New York Yankees and the crowd quiets down in anticipation as the National Anthem is about to start It is disability awareness night at Fenway Park and Christopher Duffley gets the chance very few [...]
The other day we stumbled across this great video shared by Special Learning, a resource portal for parents who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The video gives you some warning signs you should watch out for. After you watch this check out their great video gallery for more self help videos.
Fairly often we come across great organizations doing amazing things for individuals with special needs. In this post we bring you the A. skate Foundation and their story. Make sure to watch the video at the end! Her Story: Crystal (Crys) Worley is a Single Mom has two children–Fallon and Sasha. When Sasha was two [...]
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is a 19 year-old wheelchair athlete from Las Vegas, Nevada. Aaron was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect of the spinal cord. For Aaron this means his legs don’t work. He is the third of six children, all adopted. Aaron never let anything stop him. Even as a baby and small [...]
What is the WCHL? The Wheelchair Hockey League (WCHL) of Michigan was created for the enjoyment of participating in hockey. The purpose of this league is to provide an appropriate means for persons in wheelchairs to have the opportunity to play in a competitive floor hockey league and have the chance to engage in the [...]
New Documentary tells the story of one man’s mission to see the world Andrew Shelley, lives the American Dream. He leads a successful life as an engineer and single bachelor. Unhappy with his day job Andrew wants more from his life, so he sets out on a backpacking journey across the world to find out [...]