Category Archives: Vendor Spotlight

Therapy Putty: Fun with Function by Fun and Function

Therapy putty can be used by people of all ages. It is used as a therapeutic tool during rehabilitation and for those with special needs who may need assistance with manual dexterity. There are many benefits to therapy putty such as stress reduction, increased hand strength and fine motor skills, better coordination and flexibility. The…
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The Miracle League: Bringing Baseball to Children and Young Adults with Disabilities in Your Community

One of America’s favorite pastimes is baseball. The Miracle League brings the sport to children and young adults who have disabilities. The idea for the Miracle League came about in 1997 when Coach Eddie Bagwell invited his team member’s sibling, who had a disability, to play on their team. The ball kept rolling in 1998…
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The Beaver Creek Candle Company is Dedicated to Improving the Lives of People with Developmental Disabilities

People with disabilities want to be productive. They have their own desires and dreams to fulfill. The Beaver Creek Candle Company out of Ohio puts the spotlight on aspirations of the developmentally disabled. This organization is unique because all of their candles are made in the USA and handcrafted by people with developmental disabilities. The…
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AMC Brings Sensory Friendly Films to Families Affected by Autism

AMC Theatres and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy films in a safe environment on a monthly basis with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. Movie titles include Epic 2-D, Monsters University, and Despicable Me 2. The auditoriums dedicated to the program…
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The All Terrain Wheelchair by Mountain Trike

Being wheelchair bound shouldn’t preclude anyone from enjoying the great outdoors. The Mountain Trike Company manufactures a unique, custom built wheelchair designed to tackle woodland, mountain bike tracks, beaches, nature trails, and hills. It’s lightweight yet rugged enough that it can be taken pretty much anywhere your adventure awaits. The Mountain Trike gives wheelchair users…
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