Stories About

Genetic & Congenital Diseases

License To Drive

For babies with mobility issues, the cool ride-on cars provided by Go Baby Go! are even better than motorized wheelchairs.

How To Design A Room To Heal In

Lynn Goode began thinking differently about interior design after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

A Catwalk For All

Inspired by her dapper, disabled grandfather, Mexican designer Annett Castro started Moda Incluyente, Mexico's first fashion show for people with disabilities.

Babies, Get Ready For Blast Off!

When a baby needs an orthotic helmet, artist Paula Strawn is there to make wearing it a lot more fun.

The Girl From Aleppo

Fleeing the war in Syria is perilous even when you can walk, but Nujeen Mustafa, who was born with cerebral palsy, had to make the 2,200 mile journey by wheelchair.

Reclaiming A Disability Slur Through Dance

As part of Heidi Latsky Dance, an NYC-based troupe of dancers with and without disabilities, Jerron Herman wants to show the world there's beauty and grace in cerebral palsy.

Displacement And Dysplasia In The Wake Of Civil War

In the slums of Bogota, one of Colombia's poorest neighborhoods, it can be hard enough to overcome poverty, let alone disability.

Being Miss Amazing

This pageant teaches young women with disabilities about performance, ambassadorship, and sisterhood. Not to mention looking great in a gown.

Traveling To Find A Place To Belong

Born with cerebral palsy, Turkish globetrotter Esin Merdan travels to find a country where her disability will truly be accepted.

When Jennifer Met Dan: An MS Love Story

When multiple sclerosis cost Jennifer the use of her legs, she never thought she'd date again. Then she met Dan.

The Mom With A Mission To Help Families With Down Syndrome

Roughly one in every 700 babies born in the United States has Down Syndrome. This mom is determined to help those children reach their full potential.

The Boy In The Chair

Andrew Gurza, who has cerebral palsy, has made it his life's mission to help end the taboos around sex and disability.