Michele C. Hollow

A Conversation With A Volunteer Vaccine Advocate

Felisa Hilbert, RN, witnessed babies dying because their mothers couldn’t get them immunized. Through a United Nations’ program called Shot@Life, she’s now saving their lives.

How VR Is Helping Autistic Kids Make Sense Of The World

Critics say VR teaches kids to be asocial. But one company is using virtual reality to teach special needs kids how to better interact with others.

How ‘There She Goes’ Creator Shaun Pye Adapted Life As A Special Needs Parent To TV

Pye's daughter Joey has a rare undiagnosed chromosomal disorder, which served as a basis for the new BBC dramedy.

This Hockey Team For Disabled Kids Is The Coolest One Around

When Isaiah Granet was 12, he started a hockey team for kids with developmental disabilities. 6 years later, the San Diego Chill is still going strong.

The Disabled Dog Whisperer Finding Service Dogs For Kids In Need

With Sunny, a German/Belgian shepherd mix by her side, Tabitha Bell is helping kids who can't afford service dogs find a companion.

The Magic Healing Power Of A Miniature Therapy Horse

Who says Magic isn't real? This special therapy horse has provided comfort to terminally ill children, and the victims of the Sandy Hook and Pulse Nightclub.
A blind woman with occult macular generation standing before Denali.

Regaining Sight Of Her Happiness After Blindness

Losing her vision from occult macular degeneration could easily have placed Ashley J. Smith in a downward spiral. Instead, she chose joy.

Yes, You Can Get Lyme Disease From Ticks in Winter

Cold climes don’t stop some species of ticks from actively gorging on us and our pets. Here's how to protect yourself.

How Writing A Heroine With Autism Helped This Novelist Understand Her Own Asperger’s

Helen Hoang’s debut book, The Kiss Quotient, paints a refreshing and sincere portrayal of a heroine with Asperger’s syndrome.

This Dog-sitting Charity Keeps Families Whole Through Illness

The love of a pet is the best medicine, which is why PACT for Animals keeps pets happy and safe while their owners are in the hospital.