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Brothers Compete In The Ultimate Athletic Event

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As children, Kyle and Brent Pease were inseparable.  At age 35, when brother Brent decided to get into shape it was only natural that Kyle joined him.  Kyle has cerebral palsy, but that has not stopped the two from training …

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Court 16 Tennis Brings The Game To The Visually Impaired

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Physical activity is an important component of leading a healthy lifestyle, but for someone with a visual disability, the options can be limited.  This article from Channel 7 in New York, highlights the work of Court 16 Tennis who are …

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Meet The Dreamscape Foundation

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Just over 6 years old now, this article highlights the work of Joe Sehwani, founder of the Dreamscape Foundation to create a more accessible life for the visually impaired.  Read Joe’s story.

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Innovations In Hiring Individuals With Autism

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This article from CBS News highlights innovative hiring practices employed by organizations to be more responsive to the needs and talents of candidates with autism. Read the article.

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The Foundation Fighting Blindless Funds Groundbreaking Research

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Groundbreaking research is being conducted all over the world to treat vision robbing conditions.  This video from the Foundation Fighting Blindness highlights some of that work.  See the video.

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In 2008, OAR introduced the Schwallie Family Scholarship to support the post-secondary, undergraduate education of qualified individuals with an autism …

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Pushing Limits

“A half-hour radio show providing critical coverage of disability issues and bringing the insight of the grassroots disability movement to …

Dreamscape Foundation

Dreamscape Foundation is a non-profit that provides accommodations for individuals with disabilities to help them pursue their dreams of education. Access …

A Place For Us

A Place For Us is a national student led organization that aims to unify disability rights activists in colleges across …

ReAbility

The ReAbility platform is designed to provide real-time information to better serve individuals with disabilities, parents, caregivers, case managers and …