Fast-paced and incredibly competitive, finding a successful career in the modeling world is extremely difficult. This can be especially true for persons with disabilities, and until recently, it was very uncommon to see a model with a disability walking the runway. Choosing not to let her disability define her, Rebekah...

If anyone is a contender for the definition of working past obstacles and succeeding, Christine Sun Kim would be a clear candidate. Kim, born deaf to Korean parents in California, has been breaking barriers, including sound, as an illustrator, painter, video and performance artist. Earlier this year, she gave a...

Whether you're five years old or fifty, Halloween is a celebrated tradition. Kids, adults, and families spend their October days discussing and coordinating their costumes for the highly anticipated, treat-filled night. Ryan Weimer was a father who wouldn't let his son, Keaton, miss out on this spooktacular event, simply because...

With summer being the perfect time for getaway, there are a lot of activities and adventures that can take you off the shore and into the big blue. One of these activities that isn’t talked about a lot is scuba diving, a thrilling activity that can be enjoyed by some...

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, and there is no better way to enjoy your summer than with a delicious, juicy and healthy treat. Not only are fruits and vegetables incredibly nutritious, they add color to any dish while also giving you a fresh burst of flavor at...

Father’s Day is right around the corner, have you found that perfect gift yet? Shopping for fathers and grandfathers may appear to be a challenge, but we’ve put together a few ideas to thank the special men in your life. Could your parents benefit from improved accessibility within their home?...

If you live in California, or are considering an accessible road trip to the Golden State, be sure to add Superfest 2015 to your itinerary. The longest running festival of its kind, Superfest features national and international films with a focus on disability culture. Premiering in the 1970s, Superfest: International...

The American Dance Wheels Foundation (ADF) provides great opportunities for the abled-bodied and disabled worlds to come together through movement and dance. Executive director, Melina Kremer, “always loved the brilliance of movement, the music and the partnership.” When Kremer’s daughter, Jenna, was diagnosed with Friedreich’s Ataxia at the age of...