Jan 19, 2016

British paralympic chief gives lesson to kids in Kitakyushu

The head of the British Paralymic Association expressed hope Monday that the Paralympic Games will inspire people with disabilities, during a class for Japanese elementary school children. “I believe sport is wonderful, also very powerful and can make (a) difference in bigger things in ...

Christian doctor from Wakayama offers hope to disabled kids in Kenya

Dec 29, 2015

Christian doctor from Wakayama offers hope to disabled kids in Kenya

Japanese pediatrician Kazuko Kumon works to provide support for children with disabilities and their families in Kenya. At The Garden of Siloam, a facility Kumon established on the outskirts of Nairobi, disabled children receive a range of support, from high-quality education to personalized health ...

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

Jul 13, 2015

Big Apple stages its first disability pride parade

New York City is hosting its first parade honoring people with disabilities. Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke Sunday to kick off the inaugural NYC Disability Pride Parade. He said he was proud of the city being a national leader in supporting rights for disabled ...