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Invictus Games

By |2019-05-07T17:45:33+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney The Invictus Games was first started in 2014 by HRH The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. The games celebrate and display the talent of each nation. The injured, sick and disabled athletes compete in 12 adaptive sports. These include archery, athletics, indoor rowing, power lifting, cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, tennis, [...]

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Employment Search for Persons With Diverse Abilities

By |2019-05-07T17:34:31+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney Autism is very much in News Headlines, parents are anxious that their young children get appropriate education & help. However, Adults with ASD must be given opportunities too.  Employment is very important and access to jobs needs to be available. Expansion of this must be given encouragement both to the individuals and [...]

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Ontario: Nowhere Near It’s Goal of Full Accessibility

By |2019-05-07T17:39:13+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

David Onley, former Lieutenant governor for Ontario delivered a report demonstrating the pervasive lack of accessibility province wide. Onley served as Lieutenant Governor for Ontario from 2007 to 2014, the second longest term ever served in Canada. Onley highlighted numerous faults in how the province approaches accessibility, likening many of them to the same barriers [...]

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Celebrating International Day of People With Disabilities 2018

By |2018-12-13T16:47:11+00:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By: Sujit K. Reddy December 3rd 2018 – Every year since 1981 when the United Nations declared December 3rd as the International Day of People With Disabilities, people all over the world have been organizing events and activities to enhance the awareness of disability and the daily struggle that those within the community deal with [...]

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What Is Bipolar Disorder?

By |2018-02-09T22:02:01+00:00February 9th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Have you, or someone that you know ever have drastic mood swings? Between times the person can feel really happy or really sad and then their moods change without a real cause. Humans are very emotional creatures, to begin with! We don’t need an extra thing to amplify it which causes disruptions to the individual [...]

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Binaural Beats: The Ultimate Workout For Your Brain

By |2018-02-02T13:26:23+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Everyone knows (or should know) that it’s vital to exercise your body right? What about your brain? Binaural beats help give you a good workout for your mind in many different ways. It can also help the rest of your body as well! But what are binaural beats exactly? Binaural beats are a form of [...]

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Legless Athlete Dave Stevens Comes Home to Minnesota to Raise Funds for Local Disabled Veterans

By |2018-01-31T19:18:50+00:00January 31st, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

NFL Alumni and Celebrity Flag Football Game to feature live reports on The Disability Channel Minneapolis, MN (January 30, 2018) - Dave Stevens, congenital amputee, who made NCAA college football and professional baseball history, returns to the state where he started his college and professional career. Stevens and the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (WWAFT) [...]

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The Disability Channel’s Virtual Walk – Changing the World One Step at a Time

By |2018-02-04T05:32:46+00:00January 31st, 2018|Daily News|

The Virtual Walk is an online fundraising campaign brought to you by The Disability Channel in association with Disability Dream & Do that takes the concept of a traditional walk or run one step further through our digital world. The walk generates funds for all participating corporations, companies and organizations as well as The Disability Channel’s (TDC) team. [...]

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Moving On Up In The Sports World… All The Way To The NFL

By |2018-01-29T20:53:09+00:00January 29th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Over the years The Disability Channel (TDC) has met with, worked with and has had the honour and privilege to highlight the achievements of some truly remarkable people. The talents and abilities of those who society has labelled as disabled has always been acknowledged and celebrated by TDC. Despite best efforts, those acknowledgements have not [...]

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Mindshare Workspace Presents: The Disability Channel ‘Susan Stewart’

By |2018-01-27T19:14:26+00:00January 27th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Join the former Olympian Susan Stewart at a free live media event being held in Toronto on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Erin Mills Town Centre. This live recording will be hosted by The Disability Channel’s Frank Sroka who hosts Socially Served. Susan Stewart also hosts a Disability Channel show [...]

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