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Disability Abilities

Don't dis my abilities!


Disability Abilities

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The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.

Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

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Disability, the Truth

▶ 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.

Man With Cerebral Palsy Paints Masterpieces Using Only A Typewriter  | SF Globe

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.

The Most Inspiring Farmer You'll Ever Meet (VIDEO)

The Most Inspiring Farmer You'll Ever Meet

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Mike Rowe Describes A Run-In With A Vet That 8 Years Hosting ‘Dirty Jobs’ Couldn’t Prepare Him For

Danielle Orner: Writer, actor, yoga instructor

Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one

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

Amphibious wheelchair 2

Beach Wheelchairs!

Beach Wheelchairs

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The Duet- The “Go-Anywhere” Wheelchair Bicycle Tandem Note: please wear helmets for safety!

Flying Wheelchair

Wheelchair yoga - wow!

▶ 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/

▶ Don't Limit Me! - YouTube Watch Megan Bomgaars, a Denver youth with Down Syndrome whose forceful message of “DON’T LIMIT ME!” is a rallying cry for everyone!

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!

a middle school football team who took a fledgling player under their wing and executed what may be the most successful play of all time.

▶ Educating Yorkshire - Mushy Finds His Voice - Student with stutter makes a speech

▶ 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.

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.)