Amy Ridout

7 Continents. 2 World Records. 5% Vision. 100% Willpower

"Massive success is the best form of revenge," says ultramarathon runner Sinead Kane, who has set records all over the world running while blind.

How Chronically Ill Communities Can Fight Online Hate

Online abuse among people with health conditions is on the rise. Luckily, so are support networks.

The Treasure Hunters: Geocaching When You’re Disabled

Technology and a dose of true grit are helping these modern-day explorers take part in the global treasure hunt called geocaching.

The Sight-Challenged Survivor Of 9/11

If he hadn't been raised to do everything a sighted person could do, Michael Hingson may never have escaped the 76th floor of Tower One.

Why The World Needs More Disabled Superheroes

Becoming a superhero is every kid's dream... but when it comes to disability, it's a dream not reflected in most comics. That's something a new wave of comic creators is looking to change.

With Or Without A Wheelchair, The Funniest Kid On The Block

As a comedian, Steve Way is something of a bad boy... and that's just the way he likes it.

Jumping For Her Life

This doctor-turned-jump rope champion tackled her multiple sclerosis diagnosis her own way, racking up gold medals in the process.

The High Cost of Grandma’s Cooking

Growing up in Alabama, James Burge scarcely ever ate a meal that didn't contain lard. But as his family member started dying of heart disease, he rethought his culinary heritage.

The Underwater World Where Disability Doesn’t Exist

Quadriplegic diver Dave Hosick, the self-confessed "most average guy in the world," explains why he dives with great white sharks

What It’s Like To Live With Sickle-Cell

The blood disorder, which primarily affects people of African descent, shows the ways in which racial prejudice can cause the health care system to break down.