Posts Tagged "Handicapped"

Pennsylvania Girl Requests Inclusive American Girl Doll

Pennsylvania Girl Requests Inclusive American Girl Doll

Melissa Shang, 10, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, has petitioned American Girl to create a doll with physical disabilities. Shang has Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, a form of muscular dystrophy, and uses a wheelchair. She says, “Disabled girls are American girls too,” and that “American Girls are supposed to represent all the girls that make up American history… that includes disabled girls.”...

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Visiting Charleston, SC in a Wheelchair

Visiting Charleston, SC in a Wheelchair

Charleston is one of the American South’s most beautiful and popular destinations. Traveling to Charleston with disabilities can sometimes make your vacation more complicated, but it’s no reason to miss out on all that the city has to offer. Like many cities, Charleston is very handicapped-accessible, with major sights and attractions easy to enjoy even in a wheelchair. Historic...

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