The Face of Modern Slavery

Normally I write about children with learning disabilities, and what we can do as parents to help our children. However, I came across this video in a link to an article in the NYT, and felt it was imperative to help increase people's awareness about this issue. I...

Video: There’s Nothing Like Success

I love this video. On the surface it's just a kid who's thrilled because he's finally figured out how to ride a bicycle. Look deeper, and his enthusiasm makes you long for the days when success was as simple as where to place your feet. The truth is, as adults we lose...

Seeing Without Eyes…? Ben Underwood’s Amazing Ability!

Watch this video about the amazing ability possessed by Ben Underwood, who had his eyes removed at age 2 due to cancer. Perhaps more impressive than his ability to echo-locate, is his casual attitude of "I can do it." Perhaps as parents, we can learn to approach our...

I Can – One Dad’s Wish for His Son

It's not easy being the parent of a disabled child. Perhaps one of the hardest things is wishing and hoping your child can have a chance - like everyone else - at fulfilling their dreams. Watch this video for a heartwarming example of a dad who didn't let his son's...