Nov
20
2013

Hero Young Lady Shares her Compassion

Watch and Share this sweet story. Honest and compassionate, this little girl and her sweet family will inspire you to give love without holding back.

Nov
5
2013

Hero Speaker Inspires

We were honored to have Mr. Smith as a a guest speaker. Greg Smith Speaks at Disability Connection’s 2013 Disability Awareness Health Fair “My Greatest Health Challenge” Read More about Greg at : www.thestrengthcoach.com

Nov
2
2013

Hero Teammates

“Eric Hernandez dreamed of playing football and scoring a touchdown. Gateway (Aurora, Colo.) head coach Ashour Peera wanted to help Hernandez fulfill his dream, but he would have to work for it. “I wanted to help bring his dream to fruition, but I told him he couldn’t play if he didn’t practice with us,” Peera […]

Oct
17
2013

Hero Olympians Continue to Give Back

Adaptive Sports with Candace Cable – Handcycling Meeting Description: Join us for our Live Better series presented by the Reeve Foundation Paralysis Community: Adaptive Sports with Candace Cable TODAY: Handcycling Join us as Candace Cable talks with Muffy Davis. Muffy Davis is a 7 time Paralympic Medalist, World Champion, US Ski and SnowBoard Hall of […]

Sep
24
2013

Hero Model Follows Dreams

Dreams are beautiful things. You can do most anything that you believe that you can do. Here is yet another shining star among examples of  bright youngsters with disabilities believing and achieving. This is a beautiful story that you will want to share with your friends and family. Karrie Brown, with the help of her […]

Sep
19
2013

Hero Director Shares His Story

“When I Walk” is COMING TO THEATERS OCTOBER 25! “In 2006, 25-year-old Jason DaSilva was on vacation at the beach with family when, suddenly, he fell down. He couldn’t get back up. His legs had stopped working; his disease could no longer be ignored.  Just a few months earlier doctors had told him that he […]

Aug
6
2013

A Hero in Memory — Jon Eric O’Connor

A hero is gone but never forgotten. Jon O’Conner lived an honorable life and will be missed by many. For those that knew him, he was “always the most gentle voice in the room — that didn’t mean he backed down or took a back seat –but it had the consequence of him being heard. […]

Aug
5
2013

A Blind Lifter

39-year old blind DC-resident Pat Leahy is pursuing his bodybuilding dreams. About Pat Leahy via BlindLifter.com It takes strength, courage, and dedication to compete in bodybuilding. It takes an extraordinary person to compete blind. Nothing can stop award-winning 39-year old blind DC-resident Pat Leahy from pursuing his bodybuilding dreams. “Blind Lifter” is an upcoming documentary about […]

Jul
19
2013

A Person Can Have a Disability without Being a Disabled Person

“What’s the difference between “having a disability” and “being disabled”? It all comes down to two sociological theories: the medical/individualmodel of disability and the social model of disability,” says Lisa Egan at XOJane.com . Lisa’s latest article discusses the medical vs. social views of disability.

Jul
6
2013

Hero Adaptive Athlete Breaks Barriers

CNN -Working out can be hard for someone with a disability, but a woman with cerebral palsy has not let that stop her from becoming a CrossFit trainer.