Don't dis my abilities!
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. By age two, she had learned to walk on prosthetic legs, and spent her childhood doing the usual athletic activities of her peers.
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.
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▶ 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! timsplaceabq.com/
Fourteen-year-old Jack Carroll opened his audition for "Britain's Got Talent" with this line, and the act that followed was easily one of the most memorable -- and hilarious -- of the popular British reality show. The young aspiring comedian has cerebral palsy and faced Simon Cowell and the other judges using a mobility aid on last week's episode. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/21/jack-carroll-14yearold-br_n_3128241.html
Despite fearing he was being thrown to the lions, teenage comedian Jack Carroll had the audience rolling in the aisles from the moment he stepped onto the stage. Check out why David pronounced him a “comedy genius” for his bold, brand of self-deprecating humour.
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!
▶ Wheelchair Dance Competion - Wheelchair dancing is an activity that integrates the wheelchair user and a nondisabled person. It is an increasingly popular physical activity; and has become an official sport pursued by people with disabilities in 40 countries.
Pro Infirmis «Because who is perfect?»
Zurich - Pro Infirmis, an organization for the disabled, created a series of mannequins based on real people with physical disabilities, working with individuals like Jasmine Rechsteiner, a Miss Handicap winner who has spine malformations, and Erwin Aljukić, an actor with brittle bone disease. The project's title? "Because Who Is Perfect? Get Closer." In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities