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    be mean spirited we wish to give a smile not a frown You can help by submitting jokes for and about PWD People With Disabilities If you submit something to Crip Humor and you know the original author please include that name We wish to give the authors credit for their work Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link WHEELCHAIR CARTOONS 1083 views USA Your site is great I ve used a wheelie for 6 years now through having ME CFS Last week i went to a gig wheeled myself to the front asked some ABs if I could stand between them to use the security barrier to support my weight Then I danced my arse off Their faces I haven t been out of bed since but hell it was worth it Thanks for showing the reality insanity and fun of life for us dizabled tis the same in UK The strips have cheered me up while bed bound Keep it up Janie bedblogger P Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK DISABILITY STUDIES ONLINE MAGAZINE COMICS 780 views INT L Here are some resources that may be useful to those teaching disability studies or that are working on projects involving disability and comics In addition for those teaching graphic arts or humanities courses some of these resources may help students question explore and problematize the depiction of difference in comics and how they support or don t support common stereotypes of disability NB this site has disappeared search via Google to see if anything has changed and please let us know if you have luck Thanks Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK SIGNUPCOMICS 1260 views INT L Various comic sites cartoons such as Deafspot some of which are related to disabilities NB

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    establish and express their unique cultural identities to celebrate and affirm these within their own communities and to participate fully in the cultural life of wider society Club Wild provides training and creative workshops in songwriting video making band performance DJing MCing rapping event management and more Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S BETH S BRAIN

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    breathes his message He does this all from his mobile launch pad commonly called a wheelchair In 2002 Dale became a paraplegic after a freak motorbike accident and after only 60 of his planned 150 days in hospital was back at work Dale put his knowledge as a commercial pilot and licenced aircraft engineer to good use but realised he needed something more he felt an extreme desire to challenge himself again In October 08 Dale became the first paraplegic in Australia NZ to free fall skydive solo and land unassisted Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link DAVID ROCHE 522 views USA David s face distinguishes him from all other presenters and motivational speakers What really makes David unique however is his remarkable spirit warmth wit and authenticity David has transformed the challenges and gifts of living with a facial disfigurement into a compelling message that uplifts and delights audiences around the world The story of his heroic journey from shame to strength has inspired standing ovations from the Clinton White House to the Sydney Olympics Arts Festival from most of the 50 states to Canada England New Zealand and Moscow Click Here report broken link JACK RUSHTON 879 views USA Jack Rushton has been loved and admired by many over the years He is known not only for his leadership skills and devotion to his beliefs and family but also for his amiable personality and sense of humor Jack is now known by thousands for his stellar example of how to move on and continue to achieve fulfillment through service and inspiration despite unfortunate injuries Jack s You Tube comedy segment is a MUST Click Here VENTILATED ASSISTED QUADRIPLEGIA report broken link MIKE LODER 694 views NZ 2003 Guildy NZ Comedy Guild Male Comedian Of The Year The comedian was excellent it was great to have some stand up or sit down in this case comedy and he managed not to offend anyone Great Choice Deirdre PeaceSoftware Find out more about Mike Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link PHILIP PATSTON 533 views NZ You may recognise me from my ten year career as a comedian and entertainer I m not as involved in comedy as I used to be but it was a great way to get known l began my career as a counsellor and social worker Over the past 15 years I ve combined working with people entertaining and running a consulting business to create innovative ways to work with diversity creativity and change Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK DISABILITY STUDIES ONLINE MAGAZINE COMICS 780 views INT L Here are some resources that may be useful to those teaching disability studies or that are working on projects involving disability and comics In addition for those teaching graphic arts or humanities courses some of these resources may help students question explore and problematize the depiction of difference in comics and how they support or don t support common stereotypes of disability NB this site

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    referred to as Lou Gehrig s disease a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord Click Here NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER report broken link MUR GALLERY ART 753 views USA Mike always had an interest in art however it was not until after his accident that he was able to fully explore all of the possibilities His desire and passion for art was surprisingly rekindled with the purchase of a personal computer and a basic drawing program in 1993 Click Here SPINAL INJURY report broken link RED RIDER STUDIOS 874 views USA My name is Todd Maness I am a handicapped artist I use my mouth to create my artwork Creating art this way is more challenging but much more rewarding My artwork rivals the art of artist that use their hands to create art I work mostly with nature art country scenes and animals of all kinds The mediums I use include pens watercolor and acrylics I also do some computer graphics Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link VALERIE JANOWSKI SKRABUT 908 views USA Valerie Jankowski Skrabut is a self taught award winning artist Her paintings express conceptual abstracts and realism in nature Trained as a musician Valerie turned to computer art to express herself when in 1990 multiple sclerosis MS erased her ability to perform Click Here MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK NEW MOBILITY MAGAZINE The Art of Happiness 823 views USA Valerie Jankowski Skrabut wasn t always an artist The 49 year old from Long Island was a successful musician until MS stole her ability to perform in 1990 The loss of her music drove her into four years of depression Finally her husband sat her down in front of the computer and told her to do something anything

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    see a collection of their videos Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link WHEELCHAIR DANCE SPORT 680 views INT L Wheelchair Dance Sport is dancing competitition when one of the partners dances and competes using a wheelchair Wheelchair dancers participate in combi style dancing with an able bodied partner or duo dance with two wheelchairs Standard dances include the waltz tango Viennese waltz slow foxtrot and quickstep Latin American dances include the samba cha cha cha rumba paso doble and jive Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK AMERICAN DANCE WHEELS FOUNDATION 733 views USA American DanceWheels is the home of the first American Style Wheelchair Dance Program in the world Our mission is to provide people of all abilities the opportunity to partner dance Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DANCING WHEELIES 449 views AUST Wheelchair Dancing is a great recreational pursuit for people of all ages and abilities who need a wheelchair for mobility It is also suitable for walking frame users Wheelchair Dancing can be competitive or social whatever you choose Wheelchair Dancing improves wheelchair skills and physical fitness it also encourages socialisation which leads to improved self esteem Wheelchair Dancing is also a lot of fun Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link IGODAP INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF DISABLED ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS 915 views INT L A collective of artists and performers who identify as being disabled or having a disability its members are professional and amateur artists and performers of all genres They include visual artists screen and stage actors dancers comedians and humorists musicians singers speakers poets writers producers directors and others working in the arts and entertainment industries They experience physical intellectual or learning disablement mental illness or a combination Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link LIGHT MOTION 706 views USA Light Motion is a two woman integrated dance company that is in a league of their own They simply stand alone as one of the finest and most exciting dance duets Established in 1988 principle dancers Charlene Curtiss and JoAnne Petroff join together to form an internationally acclaimed dance team which is refreshingly creative exciting and physically demanding Emphasizing Front End Control the duo uses the wheelchair as an expression of movement rather than just a vehicle for mobility It is their purpose to integrate the chair into the movement of their choreography Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link MOVING MIRACLES 579 views USA Moving Miracles is a dance movement program for children adolescents and adults who are exceptionally challenged mentally physically and or emotionally Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link NCPAD WEBSITE Dance 549 views USA Dance is a recreational or competitive activity that can be enjoyed by individuals with and without disabilities Dance involves creativity and expression while promoting movement flexibility and endurance Following are brief descriptions of several dance companies for individuals with disabilities Click Here report broken link SIGN DANCE COLLECTIVE 566 views UK Signdance Collective develops original performances using signdance the unique visual

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    and physical disabilities and a range of ages They are supported by a team of dedicated volunteers Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DANCE OOLITES 493 views AUST Dance Oolites was founded in 2009 by Melanie Coid who was looking for fun and motivating methods to improve students gross motor and coordination skills She implemented a very successful dance program With much enthusiasm and determination varying teaching methods and dance moves were implemented The dance disability group was christened Dance Oolites after the exceptionally beautiful rare and enchanting cave pearls found at Jenolan Caves in the Temple of Baal Oolites Our dance students and dance volunteers live in the Penrith Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury areas Some of whom travel up to 90 minutes to dance with us each week and so began Dance Oolites inc Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DANCEABILITY 475 views AUST DanceAbility Australia aims to enrich the lives of children and adults with intellectual or physical disabilities through dance and music in a safe fun and caring environment A diverse group of students ranging in age from 6 to 48 they have the opportunity to learn Hip Hop Jazz Line and Ballroom dancing Click Here INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY report broken link DANCING HEARTS STUDIO 488 views AUST DANCING HEARTS STUDIO INCORPORATED Is a Not for Profit Dance Studio for people with disabilities located in Sydney Inner West The studio provides dance classes free of charge every week too many individuals with varying levels of disability Our students range in age from 5 to 55 years and are given the opportunity to learn a variety of Dance Styles Jazz Hip Hop Ballet Ballroom Zumba and Zumbatomic Our objective is to be creative by expressing and exploring freedom to move through music and dance in a safe fun and loving environment Click Here INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY report broken link DANCING WHEELS 646 views USA Considered one of the premier arts and disabilities organizations in the country DANCING WHEELS is a professional modern dance company that unifies both stand up and sit down dancers Founded in 1980 DANCING WHEELS is a vehicle for all people of all abilities Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link GALLAUDET DANCE COMPANY 712 views USA Dance Techniques for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dancers Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link HAPPY FEAT 501 views AUST Happy Feat Inc is an amazing and fun dance group for individuals who have differing abilities Happy Feat Inc provides a very caring supportive encouraging and fun environment where there are no limits and no labels Its a place where these incredible individuals can truly shine and show how extraordinary they are It s a place where they can forget their disability because we highlight their ability instead Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link INFINITY DANCE THEATER 676 views USA Infinity Dance Theater is a non traditional dance company committed to expanding the boundaries of dance by featuring dancers with and without disabilities Click Here GENERAL

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    people may find interesting and perhaps helpful For example the computer has been more than just a helpful aid it has enabled me to stretch my new found abilities Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK NEW MOBILITY MAGAZINE Rich Nevis Forest 983 views USA A C5 6 quad from a diving accident when he was 18 Nevis had a hard time finding a college that would accept him as an architecture student Building and drawing models by hand are typical activities for architects in training and Nevis has limited use of his hands Finally Arizona State University accepted him and agreed to keep a computer in each of his classrooms He learned the same skills as his classmates designing and building 3 D models earning his bachelor s in 1999 and his master s in 2001 His Web Site address is www nevisstudio com Click Here QUADRAPLEGIC report broken link PRODUCTS BACK ANANDA ROSE 741 views USA Welcome to my new online store Thanks to CafePress com I am now selling a number of products with unique graphics on them Please feel free to browse my store and buy anything you like Click Here report broken link

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    a successful and charismatic editor in chief of French Elle who believes he is living his life to its absolute fullest when a sudden stroke leaves him in a life altered state While the physical challenges of Bauby s fate leave him with little hope for the future he begins to discover how his life s passions his rich memories and his newfound imagination can help him achieve a life without boundaries Click Here STROKE report broken link THE RIDE MOVIE 1635 views AUST Who would have thought the outback was wheelchair accessible Four men ditch their wheelchairs for a quad bike adventure traversing the rugged terrain of their tragic past Click Here SPINAL INJURY report broken link TV ACRES 888 views INT L Over the years television has rarely gone out of its way with exception of PBS to feature the physically challenged actor or character the tide is slowly moving towards a more honest portrayal of the physically challenged in the media Click Here report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK ACTORS FOR AUTISM 564 views USA Established in 2004 Actors for Autism is a performing arts and digital film making facility that provides programs for individuals with disabilities ages six and up Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link AUSTRALIAN CAPTION CENTRE 507 views AUST The Australian Caption Centre is Australia s leading media access organisation and one of the largest captioning companies in the world Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link BBC CO VIDEO NATION ARCHIVES 632 views UK The UK BBC disability video s archival Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY FILMS 862 views UK This site presents a detailed list of 2 500 feature films which involve in one way or another various disabilities It is directed towards teachers students and anyone who has an interest in how disability is represented in films Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABILITY MATTERS 750 views USA Disability Matters with Joyce Bender is one of the first international talk radio shows with real time captioning focused on the employment and empowerment of people with disabilities Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link FANLIGHT PRODUCTIONS 779 views INT L Fanlight Productions is a leading distributor of innovative film and video works on the social issues of our time with a special focus on healthcare mental health professional ethics aging and gerontology disabilities the workplace gender and family issues Click Here report broken link HEAR MY HANDS 527 views USA Hear My Hands Inc is a non profit organization dedicated to producing film and video projects in American Sign Language Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link IGODAP INTERNATIONAL GUILD OF DISABLED ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS 915 views INT L A collective of artists and performers who identify as being disabled or having a disability its members are professional and amateur artists and performers of all genres They include visual artists screen and stage actors dancers comedians and humorists musicians singers speakers poets writers producers directors and others

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