Special Needs Horseback Competition Provides Fun For Participants

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The 121st Fort Worth Stock Show offers fun and entertainment for lots of fans. However for more than 200 horseback riders with special needs the real fun happened before the show officially began. These young riders are competing in the Chisholm Challenge. For participants the Chavez family, day to day life…  Read More

Carrie Fisher’s Last Advice, “As Your Bipolar Sister”

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Star Wars fans around the world were saddened to hear about the passing of Carrie Fisher. Along with being a great actress, she was also a championed awareness for those dealing with depression, bipolar disorder, and other brain disorders. In an advice column published on Nov. 30. Fisher was asked, “Have…  Read More

Special Needs Ice Competition

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Outside of Chicago a group of special needs athletes were participating in the 2017 Champions Special Needs Skating Competition. For the participants, it’s not just about the competition. It’s about sharing their love for skating with others. The Competition took place on Jan 7 at the Franklin Park Ice Arena. Over 100 athletes from…  Read More

Child With Special Needs Gets New Service Dog

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Everyone has had a Christmas wish to wake up on Christmas morning with a new pet. For Cruz Smith, that wish was for a dog. What makes this story different is that Cruz was diagnosed at birth with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and he was hoping for a service dog for Christmas With…  Read More

CNN Announces Hero of The Year

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Nobody’s perfect. We all have things about ourselves we wish we could change. For activist Jeison Aristizábal, having cerebral palsy, made life more challenging but he never let it stop him. He was even told by doctors as a 3-year-old that he wouldn’t be able to do much of anything, so…  Read More

Life Happens at 3am

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As soon as you become a mom life is no longer lived before bedtime. Pregnancy is the preparation for sleepless nights. That growing baby and belly keeps you from getting comfortable so sleep is elusive, it’s practice for the nights ahead. Waking up with your infant for months waiting for…  Read More

Medikidz Explain Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS)

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Eisai is pleased to announce the availability of the fifth comic book in the “Medikidz Explain Epilepsy” series, “Medikidz Explain Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS),” an educational comic book designed to inform school-age children and the public about LGS. The book was peer-reviewed by medical professionals and endorsed by the LGS Foundation, Child…  Read More