This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Motivational - Inspirational category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2017-12-22 : Last of the Seven Summits - Making History for Hemophilia! : Mountaineer and Save One Life board Member Chris Bombardier is set to scale the Last of the Seven Summits, Mt. Vinson, becoming the first person with hemophilia in history to climb all Seven Summits.
2017-07-19 : Amputee Model Breaking Barriers in Fashion and Shattering Stigma of Disability : Amputee model Shaholly Ayers is breaking beauty barriers and is currently featured in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale catalog.
2015-10-09 : Steven Foelsch - A Busy Advocate for People with Disabilities : Steven Foelsch, Director of Education Programs at Starkloff Disability Institute, enjoys the best of both worlds.
2015-02-22 : Diabetic NASCAR Driver Wins at Daytona International Speedway : NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and Lilly Diabetes ambassador Ryan Reed wins Alert Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway.
2015-01-15 : Two-Time Cancer Survivor Heads to South Pole : Swarner is no newcomer to amazing feats, he was the first cancer patient to summit Mt. Everest and conquer the Seven Summits.
2014-12-24 : Teacher with Disability Role Model for Students : Vocational Rehabilitation shares story about woman with Larsens Syndrome who found her dream job as a teacher.
2014-04-10 : Overcoming Adversity and Achieving Small Business Success : ToriJo Spence finds small business success thanks to Nebraska Voc Rehab, Nebraska Self Employment Services and Easter Seals.
2013-12-12 : Mike Stoneman Regains Mobility After Being Fitted with a C-Leg from Ottobock : Mike Stoneman was diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 18, doctors were able to remove the tumor in his left leg and he went on to have twenty years of full mobility.
2013-01-25 : Ed Roberts Disability Rights Legacy Lives On : The California State Independent Living Council honors Ed Roberts whose legacy lives on in youths Living with disabilities.
2013-01-13 : Sierra Gregg - A Trailblazer for Americans with Disabilities : Sierra Gregg at Missouri Truman State University is legally blind but proves hard work dedication and belief in a cause can overcome all limitations.
2011-02-24 : Karen - Tribute to Life of Girl with Muscular Dystrophy : After four or five months of growth we noticed that she was kind of slow and were told that she had Muscular Dystrophy.
2011-01-20 : Are Positive Emotions Good for Your Health in Old Age : Data shows positive emotions may be a powerful antidote to stress pain and illness.
2011-01-18 : No Limits : What if you could accomplish all that you set out to do with no limits.
2010-11-03 : Mendham Teen Hosts New Jersey Walks for TS to Raise Awareness of Tourette Syndrome : Tourette Syndrome is an inherited neurological disorder seen in as many as 1 in 100 children.
2010-10-30 : Terminal at 4 Years Old - Triumphant at 22 : In 1992 when Dant was 4-years-old he got to meet his hero Nolan Ryan and exchanged autographs.
2010-08-22 : Walking Across America with Brain Tumors : Disabled Consumer Advocate to Positively Walk Across America with Brain Tumors for Charity.
2010-07-21 : NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards Honors Cancer Survivor : Aflac and NASCAR Driver Carl Edwards Honor Cancer Survivor With Crew of Courage Induction at Brickyard 400.
2010-07-14 : Mentorship for Youth with Disabilities : Young people with disabilities have a great deal to gain from relationships with mentors who have the ability to guide them..
2010-07-13 : The Day I Met Christopher Reeve : Reeve was in Columbus Ohio to speak at The Ohio State University commencement.
2010-05-26 : Paul Fejtek First Person with Brachial Plexus Palsy to Climb all Seven Summits : Paul Fejtek a person with Brachial Plexus Palsy climbs the highest mountain on each continent.
2010-05-25 : Personal Professional and Ethical Dilemma : In my professional roles I advocate for and make appropriate suggestions for accommodations and interventions for people.
2010-04-18 : SOFTIN Partners with CALM to Give Abused Families a Happy Adventure : SOFTIN are always looking for more collaborative partners to team up with to serve special-needs people.
2010-02-01 : What-Up Birds - A Heartwarming SOFTIN Memory : What-up birds are a pair of seagulls who adopted the SOFTIN boat WaveWalker and visit us when we come back to harbor.
2010-01-21 : How to Live Your Life Twice : Citing research based on empirical evidence and studies from the field, Prof. Strenger says that adult lives really do have second acts.
2010-01-08 : Restoring Vitality in Our Lives : Turn on your favorite music and transport yourself to a place and time of happiness and peace.
2009-09-07 : Acceptance and Loss - Pain Stress and Disability : Our level of coping with difficulties is an important factor in deciding how effective and content we are with our lives.
2009-08-17 : A Bad Day at Work - The Workplace is a Playground : A number of tips to make the best of a bad situation and turn around a bad day at work to your advantage.
2009-07-25 : Nothing Fated - Don't Live in the Past : Imagine that each night of your life, for years and years to come that your night would end in a fresh nightmare.
2009-07-15 : Interaction Among Special Needs Kids - SOFTIN : SOFTINs crew of experienced at-sea educators uses every observational tactic available to assess the effectiveness of an educational adventure.
2009-07-08 : Guitar Player Turns Disability Around : Billy McLaughlin had reached the top ten years ago he was a finger-style player who was noted for his technique of tapping on the strings of his guitar.
2009-07-07 : Disability No Block to this Graduate! : Jasmine Bethea may have been born with a disability but that did not stop her from graduating this week.
2009-07-07 : The Real Story of Softin is Stories of the People We Serve : The real story of SOFTIN is about the changes we bring about in the special needs people we serve.
2009-07-06 : SOFTIN, Inc. Provides At-sea Opportunities : SOFTIN Inc. provides at-sea education, skill building and self esteem building adventures for the disabled, impaired, victims of abuse, frail elderly and youths-at-risk.
2009-06-02 : Building Your Net Worth Through Friendships : The strength and scope of our relationships with others is a critical factor in rebounding from a crisis.
2009-05-28 : Standup for MS: A Story of Mobility Rehabilitation : Hospital staff could not see me not using a wheelchair for the rest of my life.
2009-04-21 : Jessica Cox: Pilot with No Arms and Inspirational Speaker : Born without arms Jessica Cox at age 22 is today the first woman pilot in aviation history to fly using her feet and inspirational speaker.
2009-04-02 : Owning a Pet Saved my Life : I went to a cat rescue center and found Jessie a tortoiseshell cat so frightened and underweight she reminded me of myself.
2008-02-01 : How to Develop Self Discipline : Self discipline is a character trait People with this trait are willing to sacrifice drive themselves hard and be convicted to a passionate cause.
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