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UAH Ability Sport Network

Adapted sports provide a lifetime of benefits for young people with disabilities “Going out, working out, playing sports is probably not the first thing people …

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Derogatory Terms

Walker unpacks use of negative terms related to disability “It’s such a bad stigma that comes along with those terms. It’s such a bad outlook …

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Invisible Warriors

Huntsville nonprofit assists and speaks up for women with hidden disabilities “The cycle for these women is that they get these disabilities the doctors can’t …

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Disability tug-of-war

People with disabilities often grapple with the ‘Catch 22’ presented by self-sufficiency  “Most of the things that I have gotten I have gotten through no …

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Man in a wheelchair works out

Staying in shape with a disability

Exercise provides significant benefits for people with disabilities “It (exercise) positively reinforces that positive attitude about yourself. … It gives you a stress relief from …

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A child receives therapy in Ability Clinic as his mom and siblings look on

UA, Cahaba Medical Care partnership

Partnership between United Ability, Cahaba Medical aims to ‘defragment’ health care for individuals with disabilities “The partnership is really just the coming together of two …

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Parenting a son with spina bifida

Joey and Zac Cannady detail their family’s journey with disability “Keep a lot of patience. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow. Obviously, …

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Everyday Sunshine

Decatur thrift store offers employment opportunities for people with disabilities We met people and one of the reoccurring themes was when you age out of …

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Zarius Walker – out of his wheelchair – does a handstand while a man looks on.

Zarius Walker

Walker turns disability into ability “I said, ‘Well, I can’t play football,’ I said, ‘so I’m gonna pick up me some weights.’ I said almost, …

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