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Disabilities

After 11-year-old autistic boy fails state tests, teachers’s letter leaves mom in tears

"These tests only measure a little bit of you and your abilities ..."

Madison Essig is the first woman with Down Syndrome to graduate from her high school

Her mothers says she refused to set limits on her daughter's potential.

Avril Lavigne’s new single was inspired by a close brush with death

"Head Above Water" was inspired by a moment of prayer when the singer thought she was dying.

9 People with Down syndrome who are changing the world

Meet these incredible individiuals determined to use their talents and abilities to make a difference.

Meet an international supermodel with Down syndrome

Madeline Stuart has never allowed her "different ability" to hold her back from her dreams.

Meet the incredible brothers — one of them disabled — competing in the Ironman Championship

The Pease brothers have forged an incredible bond on their journey to Hawaii this fall.

Starbucks to open first-of-its-kind cafe for disabled people

The deaf community is cheering the plan for a new coffee shop this fall in Washington D.C.

Watch this little girl’s reaction to walking for the first time (Video)

Her delight over her first steps is sure to make you smile.

The amazing creations of a young artist with muscular dystrophy (Video)

At just 10 years old, this little girl has already had her work displayed in exhibitions.