This is a very good example of putting your fame to good use. Ryan Dempster former pitcher of the Chicago Cubs, now with the Texas Rangers, has decided to use his notability to promote awareness of a little known syndrome that affects almost as many people as Down Syndrome. It is called 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. […]
This young lady is an inspiration. She has over come many challenges to get to where she is today. As a young girl, everybody just thought she was “a dumb kid” or “a little slow” and that she would never finish school. Bethany was shy in school but she would shine on stage. She was […]
Friday, May 04, 2012 will mark the first day for the Disability Connection Community Playground to be available to the public. The playground will be located at Bruce Ladner Memorial Park on Highway 53 (just west of Highway 49 in Lyman). The playground build is scheduled for Friday, April 27th.
LONG BEACH, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi Technology Learning Center (TLC) Golden Eagles wheelchair basketball team closed out its first season by winning the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) Gulf Coast Conference Championship held at Jackson State University.
This is a great video to show how we can overcome our disabilities and follow our passions. Derek is a masterful musician who is blind, with disabilities so severe, he can’t tell his right hand from his left, or hold anything but the simplest of conversations. Not only is he a gifted musician, but his […]