8 Recommended Novels About Disability

8 Recommended Novels About Disability

Throughout the history of literature, authors have thought up characters based on their personal experiences or of others they have known, creating unique personalities that take on a life of their own. These eight books that deal with disability are examples of just that.

Posted on 4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Be Different

Be Different

Through many failed attempts at being normal or the same, I've learned one major thing: being the same is so overrated. My mother even said to me one time, "Vahen, if you didn't have some drama in your life to content with, you'd be bored." She was definitely telling me that I was different, but I wanted to make a difference!

Posted on 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Accessible Tourism: How to Plan Your Next Trip

Accessible Tourism: How to Plan Your Next Trip

Planning a holiday or a weekend getaway can be tedious and stressful, since these are special days where you want everything to work out and to make the most of your time. Precisely for that reason, doing some planning when getting ready for your trip can save you from unpleasant surprises.

Posted on 3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Liam Hickey: 19 Year-Old Paralympic Silver Medalist

Liam Hickey: 19 Year-Old Paralympic Silver Medalist

Just two years after competing for Canada in the Rio Paralympic Games, Sunrise Ambassador Liam Hickey of St. John's captures silver in the Paralympic Games, but this time he did it on the ice. The 19 year-old dual-sport athlete has changed his focus from wheelchair basketball to sledge hockey at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang.

Posted on 3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM | 0 comments


Crossing the Finish Line

Crossing the Finish Line

As a Paralympian, I have had the opportunity to travel the world, ski the most beautiful mountains, and connect with some of the most compassionate and brilliant minds on the planet. The journey from Paralympic champion to ADA advocate, however, was not natural for me. It was easy to be a well-liked Paralympian in a ski town, but advocating for local ADA issues was an entirely different matter.

Posted on 3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM | 2 comments


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