This video shows blind chess players competing on National Braille Day in India: The most interesting part of the video to me is the divots in the boards. This functional adaptation allows the players to use their hands to feel where the pieces are located without knocking the pieces over. Obviously one cannot simply drill […] Read more
A 75-year-old man that served in the Army many decades ago, James Vernon, loves chess. More importantly, he understands the importance and fun in teaching kids chess: he volunteers to teach the game to approximately 16 home-schooled children at a local library chess club every week. When a 19-year-old man came into the room displaying […] Read more
Chess players enjoy beautiful victories, yet they also suffer brutal losses. Getting too wrapped up in the negative outcomes after games are over can lead to feelings of regret and disappointment. And while winning can be fulfilling, basking too much in the highs of a big win can lead to over-confidence. I prefer to look […] Read more
I really like the idea of a charity or business in which people can donate their old video games and board games (lightly used or new) for people with disabilities or health issues. There are a variety of organizations related to this cause. Get-well Gamers is an organization dedicated to bringing video games and video […] Read more
Lizzie Velasquez is a 26-year-old woman living in Austin, Texas. She has a condition that only a handful of other people in the entire world have that makes it impossible to gain weight: she has never been over 64 pounds in her entire life. As a result of her health issues, some of her physical […] Read more
In this post, I will list, link, and discuss my favorite items to help people with chronic pain live fulfilling lives. Sometimes it is necessary to use unique products, or to use common products in unique ways, to create a better life. Not professional advice, just my opinion. A lap desk makes working from bed […] Read more
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