The ABILITY FESTIVAL, held annually in Palm Desert, California is a program of Desert Ability Center and is designed to showcase adaptive sports and recreational activities as well as disability focused services and resources in the Coachella Valley, the region and throughout the country. This 1-day FREE event is available to participants of any age and with any level of ability. Continue reading
The Netflix Original; “Roll With Me” chronicling Gabriel Cordell’s trek across the United States is an absolute must-see documentary. Rain or shine, he and a motley crew of seven traversed across the United States starting in California with the intention of reaching New York in a way that has never been done before. How? In an ordinary, everyday, unmodified wheelchair! Continue reading
Exactly what is a coping skill? According to an online medical dictionary, here is one definition:
A PODCAST BY THE TRANSVERSE MYELITIS ASSOCIATION
Hello, My name is Channing Cash and here is my story. I was born in Laos in 1978 where people were self-sufficient and farmed their own land to feed their families and animals. My father was in the military and like most people in my country, my mother and grandparents were part of the farming culture. We took nothing for granted and were happy to live the life that we did. We didn’t have much, but we were content. In the town where we lived, it wasn’t uncommon to find cows, bulls, chickens, pigs, and other animals that were used to help us live. We were so used to having the animals around that we didn’t often blink an eye if one escaped from the fencing. Until one day a runaway bull changed my life forever. Continue reading
The ABILITY FESTIVAL is a program of Desert Ability Center designed to showcase adaptive sports and recreational activities as well as disability focused services and resources in the Coachella Valley, the region and throughout the country. This 1-day FREE event is available to participants of any age and with any level of ability. Continue reading
Whenever I’m faced with a difficult decision, I ask myself, ‘What would I do if I weren’t afraid of making a mistake? Feeling rejected? looking foolish? Or being alone?’ I know for sure that when you remove the fear, the answer that you’ve been searching for comes into focus and as you walk into your fear, you should know for sure that your deepest struggle can, if you’re willing and open, produce your greatest strength.