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MODERN TECHNOLOGY FOR DISABILITY #2

MODERN TECHNOLOGY FOR DISABILITY #2

Modern technology has improved our lives to the extent that it is everywhere. Smart phones help guides us when we are lost. Video applications allow parents to see their children away at college. Newly developed pacemakers are even attached to satellites in order to be operated remotely. With such advancements […]

MODERN TECHNOLOGY FOR DISABILITY #1

MODERN TECHNOLOGY FOR DISABILITY #1

Modern technology has come a long way for the disabled. Forrest Gump leg braces are a thing of the past. Today, athletes such as South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius can win gold medals in the Olympics because modern technology has allowed athletes to become “Blade Runners.”  Prosthetics were rather primitive in […]

FAMOUS DISABLED PEOPLE #2

FAMOUS DISABLED PEOPLE #2

My sister and I are two years apart. We look very similar, but we don’t see the same. Really, its because Lisa is blind.  Lisa was born without the ability of sight. My most of my life I have contemplated what it would be like if it were I who […]

FAMOUS DISABLED ATHLETES #1

I just wanted to write in and talk about the inspiration I found behind some of the world’s disabled athletes. My boyfriend and I were absolutely amazing by the dedication some of the competitors in the 2012 Olympics had. One athlete, in particular, blew me away with his story and […]