Many sports have been adapted for people with disabilities. Soccer and hockey have been adapted into Power Soccer and Sled Hockey to allow people who use wheelchairs to play. However, goalball is a sport that was specifically designed and created for athletes who are blind.
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Family Voices Indiana (FVI) has shared one of their most popular trainings online! “Medicaid Waivers: Supporting Your Child In Your Home And/Or Community” is now available to watch on YouTube.
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Temple Grandin, diagnosed with Autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures,” which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids. (Description from Ted.com)
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Developmental disorders in children are typically diagnosed by observing behavior, but Aditi Shankardass knew that we should be looking directly at their brains. She explains how a remarkable EEG device has revealed mistaken diagnoses and transformed children’s lives. (Description from Ted.com)
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Athlete, actor and activist Aimee Mullins talks about her prosthetic legs — she’s got a dozen amazing pairs — and the superpowers they grant her: speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height … Quite simply, she redefines what the body can be. (Description from Ted.com)
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