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Defying disabilities

The true spirit of a crazy beautiful life

“Hardship is just a lesson. You must strengthen your soul.”

The true spirit of a crazy beautiful life

“Hardship is just a lesson. You must strengthen your soul.”

Defying crazy odds to make beautiful music

Meet the soul behind Cambodian musician, Sophanna, and why his songs have a special purpose.

Defying crazy odds to make beautiful music

Meet the soul behind Cambodian musician, Sophanna, and why his songs have a special purpose.

Mental illness, not mental weakness

Cancer survivors are often called heroes. Why aren't those who battle mental health?

Mental illness, not mental weakness

Cancer survivors are often called heroes. Why aren't those who battle mental health?

How a dog's belief in a child helped her believe too

It doesn't matter what your trouble is, Telly the therapy dog will listen without judging.

How a dog's belief in a child helped her believe too

It doesn't matter what your trouble is, Telly the therapy dog will listen without judging.

'The frosting is green!'

A boy's generous heart and humorous wit helps his family to live as normal a life as possible with an incurable rare disease.

'The frosting is green!'

A boy's generous heart and humorous wit helps his family to live as normal a life as possible with an incurable rare disease.

She can't see or hear. How does she learn?

Give her a chance like Helen Keller and she can grow up to be a parent, teacher and advocate.

She can't see or hear. How does she learn?

Give her a chance like Helen Keller and she can grow up to be a parent, teacher and advocate.

The deaf can teach you to listen better

Connect through the language of silence, over a cup of tea. 

The deaf can teach you to listen better

Connect through the language of silence, over a cup of tea. 

How a theatre tool can unmask autism

Professor uses drama technique to engage children with autism in India.

How a theatre tool can unmask autism

Professor uses drama technique to engage children with autism in India.

Standing tall in waters deep

Underwater and out of their wheelchairs, these persons with disabilities are free. They can't walk but they can dive, because in the water, we're all the same. 

Standing tall in waters deep

Underwater and out of their wheelchairs, these persons with disabilities are free. They can't walk but they can dive, because in the water, we're all the same. 

Battling cancer with style

A practical way to help cancer patients: give them the power of hair.

Battling cancer with style

A practical way to help cancer patients: give them the power of hair.

Close your eyes. Now let's play tennis

They've played tennis greats. Now they're aiming for the Paralympics. And yes, they're blind.

Close your eyes. Now let's play tennis

They've played tennis greats. Now they're aiming for the Paralympics. And yes, they're blind.

Lost her voice and found her song

Crystal thought she’d lost it forever. What the singer did in response made her stop seeing herself as a victim.

Lost her voice and found her song

Crystal thought she’d lost it forever. What the singer did in response made her stop seeing herself as a victim.

A place they can call home

A blind boy spurs a teacher to set up a place for abandoned disabled children in Nepal.

A place they can call home

A blind boy spurs a teacher to set up a place for abandoned disabled children in Nepal.

Crutches can't stop her from...

Entrepreneur with cerebral palsy: "My booth is special because I'm helping someone else too."

Crutches can't stop her from...

Entrepreneur with cerebral palsy: "My booth is special because I'm helping someone else too."

Football stars in their own right

Take a closer look at the Singapore Cerebral Palsy football team competing at the Asean Para Games.

Football stars in their own right

Take a closer look at the Singapore Cerebral Palsy football team competing at the Asean Para Games.

'Football really changed my life'

Tough footballers who give everything on the field inspire others with cerebral palsy to join them.

'Football really changed my life'

Tough footballers who give everything on the field inspire others with cerebral palsy to join them.

A run like no other

Running with a buddy takes on a whole new meaning at Runninghour.

A run like no other

Running with a buddy takes on a whole new meaning at Runninghour.

A journey to inspire

"In the ocean on the surfboard, I feel like I can jump."

A journey to inspire

"In the ocean on the surfboard, I feel like I can jump."

Seeing to their future

Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.

Seeing to their future

Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.

They're gonna sing tonight

Deaf percussionists get to share their music with deaf children after surpassing crowdfunding target.

They're gonna sing tonight

Deaf percussionists get to share their music with deaf children after surpassing crowdfunding target.

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