Posts Tagged "Physical disability"

Miss Iowa Inspires

Miss Iowa Inspires

Nicole Kelly is a beautiful girl with wavy blonde hair and piercing blue eyes. No one would be surprised to see this Iowa sweetheart crowned on the Miss Iowa stage if it wasn’t for one thing: her missing left forearm. The 23 year old University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate was born without her left forearm, and has been dealing with this disability ever since. Regardless of the stares she...

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Disabled Americans: When Pool Lifts Are Necessary

Disabled Americans: When Pool Lifts Are Necessary

Do you know someone with a disability? Chances are you can think of a few individuals. Disabled people actually make up one of the biggest minority groups in the United States. Disabilities can be physical, mental, emotional, sensory or cognitive. All together, 20% of Americans have been determined to have some type of disability, both mental as well as physical. That’s one in every five people...

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