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Learning About the Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Learning About the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Before you get to know the Muscular Dystrophy Association, you need to know about Muscular Dystrophy. It’s a group of diseases that cause muscle weakness and lead to a decrease in muscle mass at time progresses. Currently, there is no cure for this disease, and there are fewer than 200,000 cases in the United States....

How Assistance Passes Can Impact Your Trip to Theme Parks
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How Assistance Passes Can Impact Your Trip to Theme Parks

Theme parks can be anybody. Long lines, crowded parks, and loud noises can be frustrating, but for disabled people, the thought of a day at the park can be a turnoff. For some disabled people, it’s extremely difficult to endure all of these things, while trying to enjoy their vacation. That’s not speaking for all...

How Physical Therapists Help You Obtain a Customized Wheelchair
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How Physical Therapists Help You Obtain a Customized Wheelchair

Obtaining a wheelchair can be a complicated process, but it’s important to know how vital physical therapists are through this time. Physical Therapists help treat many different conditions using different treatments, providing education, and providing hands-on care. What they also do, is work with different companies to help ensure patients’ wheelchairs are perfectly suited for...

Ultra-Accessible Camp Coming to Texas
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Ultra-Accessible Camp Coming to Texas

In 2020, Morgan’s Wonderland and Valero will be opening up an ultra-accessible camp just outside of San Antonio, Texas. North of San Antonio, will be the 102-acre campgrounds, which will be open to children with and without special needs. Morgan’s Wonderland takes pride for building the first fully accessible theme park and water park. Now,...

How Hollywood Fails to Properly Portray Disabled People
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How Hollywood Fails to Properly Portray Disabled People

It’s uncommon to see disabled people in movies, but when they are, they aren’t always portrayed the right way. Nearly 20% of the U.S. population has a disability. That’s a large number of people that rarely get the spotlight in movies. There are movies that have side characters but rarely do you see the main...

What to Know About World Autism Awareness Day
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What to Know About World Autism Awareness Day

Today, Autism Awareness Day will help kick off World Autism Month. In 2007, the United Nations was able to get this day passed and adopted, to help improve human rights. Now, every April 2nd is Autism Awareness Day. Autism Awareness Day encourages individual autism organizations around the world to help aid in autism research, and...

How Technology has a Big Impact on Disabled People
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How Technology has a Big Impact on Disabled People

Technology plays a huge part in everyone’s lives, including disabled people. People may hate technology, but you can’t deny the impact it has on many people. In the past 15-20 years, we have seen technology advance at rapid speed. It almost seems that every year, new technology releases. New technology is released to help people...

ALS Walk To Defeat Comes to Broward County
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ALS Walk To Defeat Comes to Broward County

The ALS Walk To Defeat is this week in Broward County, on Saturday, April 6th. The walk will take place at Vista View Park in Davie, FL, and is approximately a one-mile walk. Join a team, create a team, or run as an individual, and help raise money for ALS Awareness. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

Netflix Releases Series About Gay Man With Cerebral Palsy
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Netflix Releases Series About Gay Man With Cerebral Palsy

Just in time for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, Netflix releases the trail to its new series about a gay man with cerebral palsy, “Special.” Ryan O’Connell takes his book, “I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves,” and turns it into a television series, where he takes center stage. This series is about a 20-year...

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