Ready & Abled

Suzanne Robitaille looks at disabilities and special needs.

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Hearing Aids a Nice Fit for American Girl

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American Girl now sells dolls with hearing aids, well as dolls without hair, giving little girls who are differently-abled an even more personalized doll experience. Any 18-inch My American Girl doll can be fitted with one or two hearing aids. All it takes is a visit to an American Girl store, er, doll hospital — […] [Read More]

‘Push Girls’ Pulls You In

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I’d like to forgive Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times’ T.V. writer, for his lukewarm review of Push Girls, which premiered last night on the Sundance Channel (and you can also watch it on Hulu.com, iTunes and Xfinity). Push Girl tracks five dynamic women with acquired mobility disabilities –- four paraplegics and one quadriplegic — […] [Read More]
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Shop Like a Superhero

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On Wednesday, May 23, you can shop on Greenwich Avenue for a great cause. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is holding Reeve Shops Greenwich to support the Foundation’s research and quality of life programs. These are grants that are awarded to programs or projects that improve the daily lives of people with paralysis. Participating […] [Read More]
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