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Come Roll with Me: Increasing Community Awareness of People with Disabilities

  One of the best ways to raise community awareness of any issue is to start early and teach the children. Cathy Carver, a PT and seating specialist at UAB in Birmingham, Alabama noticed that there seemed to be a lack of awareness and comfort level in her community related to people with disabilities. So she…

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A thief gave me the world

This week we’re pleased to feature Robbie Vance and his uplifting account of how getting his power wheelchair opened the door to opportunities and helped him recover many parts of his life that facioscapulohumeral (FSH) muscular dystrophy had taken away.  I fought it. The symbol of weakness sat by itself in the guest room where I…

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