Amy Ridout

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.

A Viral Campaign To Bring Disability To The Toy Aisle

Toy Like Me is putting pressure on the big brands to make their toys as diverse as kids are.

A Circus That Shows All Bodies Are Extraordinary

In London, a circus troupe made up of the disabled and able-bodied alike explores diversity in all its forms. Meet Extraordinary Bodies.

Fitness, Pain, and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Despite her diagnosis, Keefa Hawkins pushes her body to the limits through Crossfit: part of a quest to show that physical fitness is for everyone.