Vision loss and blindness are among top disabilities in America

Vision loss and blindness are among the top 10 disabilities in the U.S., affecting about 3 percent of Americans. Loss of vision often affects activities of daily living, and can lead to depression, social isolation, and a greater risk of falls and injuries. An estimated 4 million Americans age 40 or older are either blind or have … Continue reading Vision loss and blindness are among top disabilities in America

Adaptive Sports Event: RISE Over Physical Disabilities

This Saturday, physically disabled children, adults and veterans from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area will defy common stereotypes and participate in adaptive recreational programs including water skiing, kayaking, swimming, basketball, soccer and others put on by RISE Adaptive Sports based out of Irving, Texas. RISE Adaptive Sports started with a mission to “assist persons with … Continue reading Adaptive Sports Event: RISE Over Physical Disabilities