VSA’s art project paints a different picture of disabilities

For centuries, art has been described as the window into a person’s soul and for Hendersonville resident Tammy Vice and her daughter, Morgan, that couldn’t be more fitting.Morgan, 21, was diagnosed with autism at age 3 and as a child had very little functional language, Tammy Vice said. In the time since, however, Morgan has… Read More VSA’s art project paints a different picture of disabilities

Group expands winter recreation opportunities for disabled in Aroostook

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — By putting trust in others and having confidence in themselves, people can push beyond their limits.Dr. Jacqui Lowman knows that firsthand.The founder and president of Beyond Limits, a local nonprofit organization that seeks to help people overcome challenges, recently went skiing for the first time at the Nordic Heritage Center.“I never… Read More Group expands winter recreation opportunities for disabled in Aroostook

In Honduras the Disabled Demand Support from Government

In Honduras, disability associations are demanding more funding for public projects as well as the passing of laws which have been blocked in the national congress. The country’s disabled people are trying to get by with almost zero support from the government, with the state spending 40 cents per year on each person with a disability.There are more than… Read More In Honduras the Disabled Demand Support from Government