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Disability Abilities

Don't dis my abilities!

▶ iLove Stories of Independence HD - YouTube An amazing insight on how technology is empowering independence. The clip shares the positive impact on two people, how one person is sharing it with his community, and explains why one special company needs a huge “thank you” for making it possible.

Athlete Aimee Mullins - Born without fibulae in both legs, Aimee’s medical prognosis was discouraging; she was told she would never walk, and would likely spend the rest of her life using a wheelchair. In an attempt for an outside chance at independent mobility, doctors amputated both her legs below the knee on her first birthday. The decision paid off.

Danielle Orner: Writer, actor, yoga instructor

Stephen Murray, Professional BMX Rider, broke his neck while attempting his signature backflip. Completely paralyzed from the neck down, he ...

▶ Tim's Place Albuquerque: Service With A Smile | Tim Harris, owner of Tim’s Place, is the country’s only restaurant owner with Down’s Syndrome, and the joy he gets from serving people good food carries over into his diner’s most famous export: hugs!

6 Awesome Aaron Fotheringham Videos!Aaron Fotheringham, also known as Wheelz knows no limits. This wheelchair stunt master can do more tricks with his wheelchair than you can with a skateboard. Aaron Fotheringham has Spina Bifida and been using a wheelchair full time since he was 8. Check out his latest antics in the video above!

16 Year old girl with Autistic and visual impairments Sings National Anthem (had to change the wording of the headline to person first, and not amazing. Just is.)

artist in Athens, GA....does UGA-themed artwork holding Sharpies in his mouth because he has no hands. inspiring story.