Adaptive Sports for People With Disabilities

People with disabilities are capable of anything they set their minds to — and sports are no exception. Adaptive sports, otherwise known as para-sports or sports for people with disabilities, are just that. These… Continue reading

3rd Annual Olivia’s Ride

  3rd Annual Olivia’s Ride In Memory of Olivia McGowan July 17 2003 -August 23, 2011 September 27, 2014 Food · DJ · Raffles · 50/50 · Cash Bar $20 per Rider ·… Continue reading

Fryns Syndrome

Fryns syndrome is an extremely rare inherited disorder characterized by multiple abnormalities that are present at birth (congenital). Characteristic symptoms and physical findings include protrusion of part of the stomach and/or small intestines… Continue reading

Gearing Up for Back-to-School Season

Shopping for school supplies and new clothes isn’t the only thing you’ll need to get done this August to make sure your child (and you!) are ready for the new school year. From… Continue reading

The Honorees for the 5th Annual Boston Wounded Vet Run

How to Respectfully Communicate with People with Disabilities

The first steps of empowering and respectfully communicating with people with disabilities are making an effort and fine tuning awareness. There’s no absolute formula for compassion, but putting forth the effort — any… Continue reading

Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease

What is Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease? Muscle-eye-brain disease (MEB) is an inherited condition causing a number of symptoms including muscle weakness, vision abnormalities, brain structure abnormalities, and severe mental disability.MEB causes congenital muscular dystrophy, a… Continue reading

BraunAbility: Final Paratransit Van in October

BraunAbility is scheduled to build their final Paratransit commercial vehicle in October and honor the life of the vehicle line with a celebration on Wednesday. The paratranist line produced mobility-equipped full-size vans for… Continue reading

Vertical Lifts Make Homes Ultra-Accessible

Vertical Lifts Make Homes Ultra-Accessible Finding the home of your dreams can be one of the most exciting things in a person’s life. Whether you’ve always hoped to move in to an antique… Continue reading

Lewy Body Dementia

What Is LBD? LBD is not a rare disease. It affects an estimated 1.3 million individuals and their families in the United States. Because LBD symptoms can closely resemble other more commonly known… Continue reading