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Articles About disability awareness

  • ‘One man, one hand’ at Antioch

    First-year Antioch College student Aaron Westbrook is the founder and CEO of Form5 Prosthetics, a company that makes prosthetic limbs, like the one he’s wearing, from recycled plastic. Westbrook is pictured in his lab space at Antioch with some of the plastic he collected from the local community during a recent plastics drive. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Enter Aaron Westbrook’s lab at Antioch College, and the first thing you’ll see is a table full of arms and hands.

  • Yellow Springs School Board— ‘Wheelchair Experience’ at Mills Lawn

    Above, from left, Nick Meister, Tyee Meeks and Ayla Arnold play soccer in sports wheelchairs brought over to the school from the Wright State Office of Recreation. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    Students from Mills Lawn Elementary School’s fourth-grade classes presented the findings of their recent PBL project, “Wheelchair Experience,” which gave students in the class a better understanding of what school is like for their “wheelchair friends.”