The performance of my arrangement of Here Comes the Sun continues my torrid output of creating and sharing one video per year. But this is by design. It allows just enough time for people to completely forget that I can play guitar, sing and (sometimes) write songs. Or maybe even play a kazoo. They are then astounded to discover that I possess any semblance of musical ability whatsoever.
A film surrounding three paraplegic athletes and their journies through their injuries, will have a free release coming soon!
Defying The Odds follows Tyler, Lindsey, and Justin as they defy the odds to continue doing what they love. The film shows the world that nothing is impossible. It also helps to raise awareness for the possibilities that many disabled people do not even realize that they have. After watching the...
Want To Do Something Different and Learn about an Exciting New City from the Culinary Experts?
hether you take your new relationship, best friends, family or book as an independent explorer, this is something you have to try at least once! Because once you do, you will be addicted to the "culinary tour" way to navigate a new destination/city and realize the value, tastes, and fun it will provide!
FY&I Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream
El Camino Mexican Soul Food & Tequila Bar Delray Beach
For the 8th consecutive year, NOVA Employment (a not-for-profit disability employment agency funded by the Australian Government) is running the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival. The festival is free to enter and is aimed at raising awareness of the abilities of people with a disability. All films must have an ability/disability theme or be clearly identified as being made by a person with a disability.
Their prize list is now 90%...
So, to the media outlets who want to do a positive story about a person with a wheelchair, creating a remarkable new enterprise, or simply winning the Nobel prize, please remember to be BOUND by what is the morally and factually correct way to describe an entire group of individuals who are trying to overcome pity, fear, and discrimination. Continuing to use these type of words and descriptions...
The Disability Film Challenge is a 48 Hour short film competition that has been established in association with prestigious organizations such as the Media Access Awards and the HollyShorts Film Festival. It is a competition in which entrants are allotted two days to complete production of their entry into the competition.
Purchase a "Party Ticket" and it will enable you to "Travel through Bal Harbour Shops, cocktails and fabulous fare, indulge in live interactive entertainment and bid on the stores’ amazing auction items. Dance and be dazzled with a Concert by Celebrity Music Performer Pit Bull.
It is indeed a rare thing to see a model who does diversity in a way we may not be used to experiencing in the fashion and editorial genres. It is time, that “diversity” includes those who have varying physical differences…not only those of color, ethnicity and size. This shoot takes this concept on in such a palatably stunning and fresh way with photographer Anneli Nygards. The shoot was...
So what is the uproar all about? The article accompanying the photoshoot is an interview with the 18-year-old, and she is clearly more in charge of her decisions than many give her credit, yet, should she be accountable for not understanding how so many in the wheelchair using community feel about her using this "prop" for a gimmick?
This type of inclusive disability imagery is an absolute must for all businesses and facilities. To market themselves as "disability friendly" will not only create a positive environment but also generate new and much-needed revenues through the clients they would normally miss.
Maysoon Zayid is an incredibly talented comedian, actress, and advocate who lights up the room with her presence. Her sharp wit and humor has led to great successes, including one of the most popular TED talks of 2014. Even as she makes people laugh, she's busy paving the way for disability rights, including working towards a stronger disability presence in mainstream media. Emily Ladau had the honor of interviewing Maysoon on behalf of...
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We are thrilled to present this sweet and entertaining melody by our friend Stephen.
A Dedication to his wife Cory and son Jaron
"Channeling my inner Lennon-McCartney. . . "Just For You" is a little tune I wrote about 25 years ago but never preserved anywhere but in memory. I am resurrecting it here now in the hope that some people will get a kick out of it....
“If we all stopped for 10 seconds and thought truthfully about ourselves, I think we would all come up with disabled aspects within our own lives. My hope for being a part of the shoot is to highlight the equality we all share, and to get beyond the outward disabilities some of us have more than others. We are all broken a bit, but if we all act as...
Teal Sherer grew up in Knoxville Tennessee. When she was 14 years of age she with three of her school friends were on their way to a Labor Day fireworks show when they were involved in a car accident. Teal broke her back and became a paraplegic. Teal went to college at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta where she caught the acting bug. When she wasn't performing in plays like...