“Be a self-advocate and investigate resources”- an interview with Terri Whitaker

  Terri Whitaker is a vibrant, young lady who always puts her best fashion foot forward. I have worked on a couple of projects with Terri and she has such a positive energy and is always such a joy to be around! I recently visited Terri to talk to her about her current position that she […]

It All Starts With a Dream: Spotlight on Laura Medcalf

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing Communications “I want to be a Disney Princess.” Right away I knew Laura Medcalf and I were kindred spirits. Not only do we share a love for Disney but our favorite Disney Princess as well — Ariel. Like Ariel, Laura is strong-willed, independent and courageous. She has learned to do […]

DJ uses Eye Gaze Technology to DJ New Year’s Eve party

David Anderson from Minneapolis, MN was diagnosed with ALS in April 2010. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is a disease that effects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. These are the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movement. Some of the symptoms include: difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, […]

Painting possibilities

Laser Eagles Art Guild on You Tube Many things about ourselves make us different from everyone else. Varied in talent, interests and desires, people lead different lives. No one is the exact same as anyone else and that is the beautiful thing about being human: differences. Judith Snow, a quadriplegic, an advocate, an author, lecturer and […]

Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp

WHAT: Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp –  campers with muscular dystrophy ages 6-17 attend a week-long camp for activities such as swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and many more.  All campers are paired one-on-one with a volunteer camp counselor. WHEN: Saturday, July 3 – Friday, July 9th WHERE: Bradford Woods, State Road 67 North, Martinsville, […]