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This Mom's Invention Does More Than Help Kids With Disabilities Walk. It Lets Their Spirits Soar.

A mother who invented a device to help her child walk is sharing her innovation on a grand scale -- by putting her creation on the market.<p>The Firefly Upsee will be available for sale on April 7, a service rep for the manufacturer, Leckey, told The Huffington Post Tuesday.<p>Debby Elnatan said the …

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WATCH: Inspiring Brothers Almost Brings NBA Star LeBron James to Tears

"When I see him smiling and laughing, that means he is having a good time." Those are the words of Conner Long, a 9-year-old who is wise beyond his …

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Experts Told This Artist Her Dream Was Impossible. It's A Good Thing She Didn't Listen

British artist Sue Austin continues to push forward in ways even top experts never thought possible.<p>Austin, who has been using a wheelchair for nearly two decades due to an extended illness, uses an innovative underwater wheelchair to create stunning visual art. She also hopes to challenge us to …

Mind-controlled robotic suit to debut at World Cup 2014

Shortly before 5pm local time on 12 June at Arena Corinthians in São Paulo, a young paraplegic Brazilian will stand up from a wheelchair, walk over to midfield, and take a kick in the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup.<p>For those hoping for miracles at football's greatest tournament, the scene …

68 Things To Know About Children With Autism

One in 68 children is now identified with an autism spectrum disorder. However, the diagnosis means something different to each person and family affected by it. "If you meet one person with autism, you've met one person with autism," Stephen M. Shore, EdD once said. In celebration of World Autism …

Minn. teen with Asperger's syndrome writes to inspire

A Minnesota teenager hopes his story will show young people with autism that they are not alone.<p>Fourteen-year-old Armond Isaak was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a condition on the autism spectrum, while in the third grade. Now, he's co-authored a book with children's book author and …

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Why is it too difficult to treat disabled people as human beings?

This week marks one year since Black April: the month that saw multiple, simultaneous benefit cuts piled in on the people living with disability, illness and poverty. This is not an anniversary for cards and chocolates. More an eviction notice in a brown envelope or a voucher for the local food …

5 Tips On Branding For Good From Successful Social Entrepreneurs

How can you make the most impact? By getting people inspired about what you’re doing. Take some advice from these companies that have figured it out.<p>Just because you’re doing good work as a social entrepreneur doesn’t mean you get to skip on the more commercial parts of running a business. Your …

How I Taught Myself to Listen Despite My ADHD

Those of you with attention deficit disorder might not make it to the end of this sentence. I had that problem as a kid, but I found ways to trick my …

Benefit corporations: can a legal designation boost sustainability?

As many executives have found, one of the biggest barriers to long-term corporate sustainability is, oddly enough, one of its biggest potential beneficiaries: shareholders.<p>This is because the traditional goal of a business – the maximisation of financial gain – tends to prize short-term profit at …

Kenguru is a tiny electric hatchback for wheelchair users

Kenguru's electric car has no seats, and you drive it by putting your hands on motorcycle-style handlebars. It's built for wheelchair users, who can roll right through the rear hatch of the car into the driver's area. The Austin-based company is preparing to launch its first product, which has an …

The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance

Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing …

ADHD expert claims disorder is 'not a real disease' and EVERYONE fits at least two of the criteria used for diagnosis

• <b>Dr Bruce Perry says the disorder is 'best thought of as a description'</b><p><b>He claims it's a label describing symptoms of physiological problems</b><p><b>Dr Perry of</b> …

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The Rise of Design Philanthropy (SSIR)

During my seven-year tenure directing San Francisco-based nonprofit Public Architecture, I regularly found myself in foundation offices across the …

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Striking Modern Residence Built From 31 Containers in Australia

<b>Todd Miller</b> of <b>ZieglerBuild</b> surprised Australia’s architecture scene with a striking modern residence built from 31 shipping containers. Situated on …

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