Posts Tagged 'visual impairment'

Wrestler with Visual Impairment new addition to the West Anchorage High School Team

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Paul Tandy started off the season with no wrestling knowledge beyond what he had learned from the occasional wrestling watch with his siblings. Despite facing numerous challenges he has learned the basics of the sport posting a season record of 5-14 in the 113-pound weight class.

Posted by Tamika Jones Feb 03, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Lily’s Guide Dog

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The news of two Great Danes needing adoption has caught massive attention. The Shrewsbury Dogs Trust care, in Telford, England is looking for a home for the two gentle giants. What makes this story unique, and the reason why it has caught the attention of so many dog lovers across the country is because one of the dogs is the others’ seeing-eye dog.

Posted by Jenny Carlton Nov 02, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Tiny Tot With No Cerebellum Is An Inspiration, Not A Tragedy

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This little boy is so much more than a medical miracle. Born prematurely, legally blind, and missing his cerebellum – the part of the brain that controls motor skills, emotions and balance – 3-year-old Chase Britton is a wonderful example of the power of human spirit. He also was born without a pons – the part of the brain stem which regulates breathing and sleeping.

Posted by Tessa Feb 24, 2011 Posted in Disability 17 Comments