Sign language classes help create connection to Deaf Haitians

Classes in Haitian Sign Language, or Langue des Signes Haïtienne, are helping young Haitian professionals connect with people in Deaf communities.
Aug 20, 2018

Mentally disabled in rural Nepal suffer amid lack of support

Families of the mentally disabled in rural Nepal have few options, with the lack of doctors or monetary help.
Feb 14, 2018
Diners enter the Austin Blind Cafe in 2011. Over 11,000 people have been served by Blind Cafes around the U.S. (Courtesy photo)

Dining and dialogue in the dark at the Seattle Blind Cafe

The Seattle Blind Cafe pops up this weekend, offering you a chance to eat a meal in complete darkness and better understand visual impairment.
Oct 16, 2015

How a revolutionary cure put clubfoot on the global health agenda

Aid organizations are marking World Clubfoot Day to call attention to a simple treatment for a condition that's left millions unable to walk.
Jun 3, 2015

12 study abroad resources for students with disabilities

For students with disabilities, studying abroad can be unchartered territory. Hannah Langlie shares best tips on how to make it work.
Mar 21, 2014
Taken near the edge of a walkway at the Cliffs of Moher. My dad and I couldn't resist posing with this sign. I guess it's the adrenaline junkie in us. (Photo courtesy Hannah Langlie)

Have wheels, will travel! Accessible adventures in Western Europe

Traveling Western Europe in a wheelchair can be a bumpy road at times, but it’s well worth it.
Nov 8, 2013