Bangladesh: First national seminar on cricket for the physically disabled

Dhaka (ICRC) – Disabled cricketers, coaches, officials, physiotherapists and other interested persons were informed about cricket for the physically disabled at a seminar held in Mirpur today – the first such event ever organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in cooperation with the Bangladesh Cricket Board, the British High Commission, and… Read More Bangladesh: First national seminar on cricket for the physically disabled

Twist of Fate Hunt for physically-disabled hunters this weekend

Kindred, ND (WDAY TV) – A remarkable hunting and life experience is going on this weekend southwest of Kindred, North Dakota.For the last 16 years, volunteers have set up camp for a special deer hunt for those living with a physical disability.About time, I guess. Nate Aalgaard of Moorhead prepares for his first white-tail deer… Read More Twist of Fate Hunt for physically-disabled hunters this weekend

More housing to be built for mentally, physically disabled

A new apartment complex could be ready next year to house eight residents with mental and physical disabilities.Gaston Residential Services, a local nonprofit, will run the complex as staff members help residents find medical care and jobs.The project could break ground by October.Executive Director Rita Thuot said the group plans to close this month on… Read More More housing to be built for mentally, physically disabled

Brett Approved founder hopes to address challenge of traveling for physically disabled

After an out-of-state business trip for a financial service company, Brett Heising remembers a time that he considers his aha moment in starting his business, Brett Approved.His executive assistance often made travel arrangements and informed the hotels that Heising was in a wheelchair. “They would say, ‘Oh yeah, we got ya, you know, not a problem,’”… Read More Brett Approved founder hopes to address challenge of traveling for physically disabled