Stories About

Disability

Blind Rhythm And The Battle Rapper

After malpractice took his vision away, Kennedy Ayikwao regained his confidence rapping in the streets of Ghana.

Giving Mexico New Wheels and Limbs

In Arizona, a group of paraplegics and amputees work to provide affordable wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs to those south of the border.

Pinky Fang, The Artist With Different Eyes

Being blind means more than one thing, and It doesn't always mean you can't see.

Hearing The Call Of The Tuba Thieves

The binaural hearing loss of visual artist Alison O'Daniel informs every aspect of her serene and sometimes surreal art.

Spreading Awareness With Laughter

Comedienne Nina G. and her troupe, the Comedians With Disabilities Act, prove that having a condition doesn't mean you can't laugh about it.

Sightless Seeing

This blind travel writer featured on This American Life says the world gets smaller for him when he travels, not bigger.

Chair Skills

In wheelchair tennis, how well you handle your racket is only half the game.

Queen Of The Real-Life Furiosas

Angel Giuffria was the world's first bionic baby. Now she wants to be Hollywood's first bionic leading lady.

The Best Worst Gamer

Steve Saylor may be blind, but his YouTube videos appeal to anyone who has ever loved doing something they weren't very good at.