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Child With Invisible Disability Creates Bathroom Sign With Go-Ahead from Government

Not all handicaps can be seen by the naked eye – that's why Grace Warnock created a sign for Scottish bathrooms reminding people to reserve judgement.

New York’s First Disability Pride Parade Draws 3,000 to Celebrate

Nearly 3,000 people gathered in New York yesterday for the city's first ever Disability Pride parade, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the signing of...

Disability Pride Parade Tomorrow in New York City is First One Ever

At noon on Sunday, July 12, New York City’s first ever Disability Pride parade will commence at Madison Square Park, traveling down Broadway to Union...
Comic art Ammon by-Miroslav Petrov

Disability Kept Him From Soccer Stardom, But His Own Animated Super Hero Turns Disease into Strength

Aaron D’Errico always wanted to play soccer like his superstar dad, who led the USA Men’s National soccer team, but since birth his leg...
Wheelchair inaccessible sign - by Godric Godricson via Morguefile

Disability App Designed by London Terrorism Survivor

A severely injured survivor of the London train bombings has created a smartphone app to help people with disabilities travel around London more easily. Daniel...
Jeffrey Hanson is an artist-philanthropist

Overcoming a Disability, Young Artist Raises $220,000 for Charities

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors outstanding young do-gooders in America each year. Ten middle and high school students selected this year from...

Landmark UN Disability Treaty Takes Full Force

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities entered into force yesterday, one month after the final country of the 20 needed...

Inspirational Basketball Player Defies Disability

A boy plays division 1 basketball, averaging 18.6 points per game, even though he was born with only one hand. His coach says "They...

Man Carries Blind Dog for 800 Miles So She Can Build Confidence Walking the Rest of the Epic Hike on Her Own

This intrepid pup has finally gotten her confidence back after her devoted owner took her on an epic 1,100-mile hike through Florida.

Friends Spent 8 Months Pedaling Across Africa So They Could Give Away Free Devices for Preventing Blindness

Two medical students cycled for over 6,000 miles so they could give away more than a thousand free devices to medical workers in remote areas.

Service Dog Who Can Fetch Food, Clothing, and Pay for Shopping Has Transformed This Woman’s Life

Sally Whitney also credits her beloved 5-year-old pup as the reason she has a husband and university research job.

Social Media is Melting Over Cashier’s Kindness Towards Special Needs Girl at the Supermarket – Watch

This 9-year-old girl doesn't often say “I love you” to anyone, let alone strangers – but this compassionate supermarket cashier deserved an exception.

Empathetic Gamers Make Braces for Kitten Who Couldn’t Find Forever Home Because of Wobbly Legs

Carly the kitten may be cute, but people were reluctant to adopt her because her swimmer's syndrome caused her legs to shake – but not anymore.

He Built His Own Prosthetic Out of LEGOS and Hopes to Provide Cheap Solutions for Others Who Need a Hand

Over the course of his youth, this 19-year-old has built several prosthetic arms out of LEGOs – and he one day hopes to do something similar for other kids.

Scientists Have Found a Way to Translate Brainwaves into Speech ‘With Unprecedented Clarity’

The researchers have called the system a “game-changer” for anyone who has lost their ability to speak, whether from disease or disability.

Good News in History, January 31

On this day, 100 years ago, baseball hero Jackie Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia. He made history in 1947 as the first black...

Seven Years After Undergoing Experimental MS Treatment, Woman is Still Experiencing No Symptoms

This young mother from Anchorage, Alaska is still thriving after undergoing an experimental stem cell therapy seven years ago.

Instead of Selling Her $1.7 Million Home, Woman is Giving It Away to the Winner of a Letter-Writing Contest

You now have an opportunity to live in this breathtaking $1.7 million home simply by writing a $25 letter to Alla Wagner about why you want to live there.

Senior Enrolls in University After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: ‘It’s a good thing because I was bored being retired!’

This 81-year-old with Alzheimer's hopes that his determination will inspire other dementia patients to fight their diagnosis.

FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough’ Status to Psilocybin Mushroom Therapy for Untreatable Depression

The US Food and Drug Administration has just granted a “Breakthrough Therapy” designation to a treatment that uses psychedelic mushrooms as a therapy for...