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Boy with Spina Bifida Surprised with Custom Handcycle

Editor’s Note: Diagnosed with spina bifida before birth, nine-year-old Charlie Krouse uses a wheelchair for mobility but has full use of his upper body. Earlier this year, Freedom Concepts teamed up with the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL team, two ...

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The Kids of Yoocan Continue to Shine 

Editor’s Note: In 2016, Moshe Gaon, a successful businessman and investor, put his other endeavors on hold to create Yoocan. Inspired by his nephew, who was born with a host of health conditions, he set out to build a global platform for people to ...

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You Are Enough, Disability and All

No one can deny that living with a disability renders daily living more difficult to varying degrees. Navigating through an able-bodied world in a wheelchair can be physically exhausting and emotionally draining. Ostomates almost always have to plan ...

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Where Do You Want to Go?

Have you always dreamt of seeing the Aurora Borealis in Alaska? Or ordering a pizza at a restaurant in Naples? What about touring vineyards and wine-tasting in France? Maybe you’re fascinated with the fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands or ...

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Sheri Melander-Smith on Living Your Best Life

Editor’s Note:  Sheri Melander-Smith was born with a vascular malformation on her spine resulting in her legs growing at different rates. Despite her doctors not knowing the cause at the time, she underwent surgery at the age of six to stunt the ...

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Experience It All At the Abilities Expo!

Days are becoming shorter, nights longer, and the holiday season is quickly approaching. 2017 will soon be history, but if you haven’t made it to an Abilities Expo yet this year, there’s still time! If you’re an East or West Coaster, come on ...

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Gear Up for Abilities Expo Chicago

Calling all Midwesterners — Abilities Expo is coming to Chicago! As always, this year’s expo will offer an array of free workshops, the chance to try adaptive sports, and nearly one hundred exhibitors showcasing the latest in assistive ...

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Welcome to Wheel:Life

We are so glad you’re here! Wheel:Life is a global initiative that assists people in addressing the many questions and challenges that come with using a wheelchair. Wheel:Life resources help people: find quality health and medical resources, ...

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