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ReWalk, which helps the paralyzed walk, goes public

ReWalk Robotics, the Israeli developers of an exoskeleton system that enables the paralyzed to walk, is going public, the latest step forward for a …

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Their Son Wasn't A Popular Kid. Imagine Their Surprise When This Happened Right Before Their Eyes.

Community Rallies Around Triple Amputee Vet Who Lost Everything In House Fire

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>Just when things were starting to look up for triple amputee Capt. Edward "Flip" Klein and his wife, Jessica, they lost everything in a house fire earlier this month. But their Maryland community is making sure that they get …

Inspirational Story of a Quadriplegic Gamer Who Streams Diablo 3 on His Twitch Account

After a construction accident left him paralyzed from the neck down 20 years ago, Ken Worrall has been confined to a chair and left in the care of …

A neat thing happens when a boy really, really likes wind chimes.

You know when you like something sometimes — like, really like it — and you get maybe a little too obsessed, but you don't care because the thing …

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Man With Cerebral Palsy Crosses Ironman Finish Line In Historic Fashion Alongside Twin Brother

Mind over matter makes all the difference. If you need proof, look no further than Peder Mondrup: He doesn't feel like "a guy in a wheelchair," though he's used one his entire life.<p>On Sunday, the 34-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, became the first person with the disorder to complete an Ironman …

Here’s what I’ve been up to!

Katie Couric<p>Here’s what I’ve been up to! More ><p>Podcast: Julianna Margulies on #MeToo, Trump, and “Dietland”<p>Julianna Margulies has been lighting up …

Chris Burke Reflects on Corky Character, Life Goes On, Down Syndrome on Upcoming Oprah: Where Are They Now? Episode

<b>Chris Burke</b> is thankful for his TV past — and especially the message it gave to the world. The actor, who has Down syndrome, opened up about playing …

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Becoming disabled: A woman photographs her life with MS

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1100000/1100635_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534476357_fc5b82e46f31f00306c26e993b3bde44<p><b>On discovering she had multiple sclerosis, Patricia Lay-Dorsey decided to photograph how her body and her life have altered, and how she feels about</b> …

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When A Man's Wheelchair Got Stuck In A Storm, This Cop Did Something Great

NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral<p>When push comes to shove, Gil Benitez is happy to do more pushing.<p>On Thursday night, the police officer in Fort Myers, Florida, pushed a man stranded in an electric wheelchair all the way home. Benitez had found Michael Arnold stuck in the middle of the …

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy Wears Minidress On Red Carpet, Flaunts Prosthetics

Our hats are off to Amy Purdy for proudly showing off her prosthetics on the red carpet.<p>The 2014 Team USA Paralympic bronze medalist proudly paired a minidress with her prosthetic legs Thursday night at the OK! TV Awards Party in Los Angeles, an inspiring choice her fans can't stop calling …

These 6 Inspirational Athletes Show Us How To Beat The Odds

What if you fell in love with a sport, but there was a large obstacle in your path, threatening to prevent you from playing it? These athletes know exactly how that feels.<p>This video from YouTube Nation tells the stories of six young competitors who face a diverse array of challenges -- and how each …

Helping Aboriginal people with disabilities access services - ABC Rural - ABC News

A new program to help Aboriginal people with disabilities will soon be rolled out in far west New South Wales.<p>The State Government has announced …

Mother Finds Beautiful Way to Better Represent Disabilities in Advertising

Despite growing diversity in advertisements, Katie Driscoll noticed that people with disabilities are still widely unrepresented.<p>The message was …

Watch brain chip help paralyzed boy move

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BASE Jumper Lonnie Bissonnette Doesn't Let Paralysis Stop Him

Life is a leap of faith of Lonnie Bissonnette.<p>He's never happier than when he's jumping off a tall object, be it a bridge, antenna, building or mother Earth.<p>Bissonnette, 49, has been a BASE jumper for 20 years and doesn't let anything stop him from enjoying his beloved hobby -- not even a terrible …

Internet Marketing Professional with OI

Richard Alcantara<p>Audacity Magazine is searching all over the world to hear the stories of people with physical disabilities. We have a voice and it …

Free app to help blind people use smartphones

A free app to help blind people use different functions on smartphones has been launched this week, allowing tapping gestures to be translated into …

Stella's call: turn anger into action

STELLA Young commands an attentive audience as she urges society to treat women with disabilities with the respect they deserve.<p>Keynote speaker …

22 Mobility Innovations

As we move steadily towards a society where the differently abled can access all the aspects of culture, we're seeing a rise in the number of …

Joanne O'Riordan secures university place to study criminology

Disability rights champion Joanne O’Riordan has achieved her dream and secured a place with University College Cork to study criminology.<p>The Quercus …

Increasingly, Parents Push For Inclusive Playgrounds

Suzanne Sullivan pushes her son Dermot, 8, across the walkway in his wheelchair at a playground in Hopkins, Minn. Dermot has a mitochondrial disorder …

Duo Promotes Inclusion by Sharing Real Life Story

<b>Under the banner “Handicap This!” Chicago natives Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach travel the country promoting inclusion by sharing their real life</b> …

This Man Has ALS, And His Ice Bucket Challenge Will Make You Laugh. Then It'll Make You Cry

Over the last few weeks, social media has gone berserk with the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, as celebrities, tech moguls, politicians, and people everywhere grab buckets of ice water and dump them on their heads — all in the name of raising awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS …

Deaf Singers Introduce Us To An Entirely New 'Happy' Dance

A group of teenaged campers is proving you don't need to hear "Happy" to feel it.<p>The ASL interpretation of Pharrell Williams' mega-hit song, filmed at Deaf Film Camp 2014, is the latest of a string of viral renditions featuring people from all walks of life celebrating the song's message -- from …