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Children with Disabilities Customized Toys

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The holidays have come and gone, but the fervor that children have for playing with new toys hopefully won’t calm down for a while. From the toys your children…
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Christine Sun Kim and Proving Art is For Everyone

If anyone is a contender for the definition of working past obstacles and succeeding, Christine Sun Kim would be a clear candidate. Kim, born deaf to Korean parents…
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The Magic Wheelchair: Creating Accessible Halloween Costumes

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Whether you're five years old or fifty, Halloween is a celebrated tradition. Kids, adults, and families spend their October days discussing and coordinating their…
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Nike’s FLYEASE Makes Sneakers Accessible for All

If you send a letter to a company asking for a revolutionary product, you might have low expectations for any response. In 2012, Matthew Walzer, then a 16 year old…
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Snack Your Way through Summer during Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

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June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, and there is no better way to enjoy your summer than with a delicious, juicy and healthy treat. Not only are fruits…
NMEDA FATHERS DAY

Father’s Day Gift Ideas – Not Just Another Tie

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Father’s Day is right around the corner, have you found that perfect gift yet? Shopping for fathers and grandfathers may appear to be a challenge, but we’ve…
Wheelchair Dancing

Get Moving with the American Dance Wheels Foundation

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The American Dance Wheels Foundation (ADF) provides great opportunities for the abled-bodied and disabled worlds to come together through movement and dance. Executive…
NMEDA Mothers Day

Get Mom What She Really Wants this Mother’s Day

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  Mother’s Day is coming up fast—what do you have planned to make the day extra special? If you’re having a hard time coming up with a gift perfect for…
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Adaptive Sports for Kids

Whether its basketball, baseball or volleyball, adaptive sports for kids allows for great fun if you're a child living with a disability! Play Your Way: Easy Ways…