I recently watched a movie called If I Had Wings on Netflix. It is about a blind high school student (Alex) that loves running. He needs a running partner so he knows where to run, his dad is a parole officer, and as a result Alex is paired with a delinquent student (Brad) for the […] Read more
Diabetes is fairly common in the United States. Over 8% of Americans have this disease. Many millions of Americans have diabetes yet are not diagnosed. Fast food diets and poor exercise are two main factors that lead to weight gain and can eventually cause diabetes. In fact, a report by the CDC states that by […] Read more
Chess online is fun, immersive, open to everyone, and always has room for improvement. Chess is an extremely useful and immersive hobby, one that is accessible to people with many different disabilities and health situations. Chess is a great game for people in hospitals, in assisted living homes, and also in standard living situations. Because chess is played sitting down and does not involve int... Read more
Trying to meet new people is terrifying, let alone finding one to date! Here are seven different ways to find that special someone. Building friendships and relationships can be difficult after college. No longer is there a built-in social network through classes, living spaces, parties, and student organizations. Yet, I will discuss 7 ways to get a date in this post. 1. Meetup.com […] Read more
It can be difficult to make moves on a chess board without knocking over other pieces for someone with Parkinson’s disease (or someone with hands that shake for another reason). However, there are a couple of different chess set options that significantly reduce the likelihood of accidentally touching other chess pieces when making moves. http://www.bestchessmenever.com/ […] Read more
Shailesh Nerlikar is a young man whose bones have shrunk in size. His health was normal until four, when a calcium overdose and wrong prescription from his doctor caused this condition. Shailesh is unable to sit up or stand, but he loves the game of chess so he competes in live tournaments. Something particularly inspiring […] Read more
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