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Articles About disability
The Yellow Springs Arts Council will host the exhibit “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities,” featuring the work of persons with disabilities or living with those with disabilities.
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.”
Growing up, Eileen Cronin loved sports and writing and had the determination to pursue both. Though others would see it differently, these elements had greater influence on her identity than the fact that she was born without fully developed legs.
Jonah Kintner, a Mills Lawn elementary student, has a service dog named Clank who helps him with everyday life skills. Jonah wants Clank to be able to come to school with him.
Every Saturday morning a group of local high school students comes early to the Riding Centre to tack up the horses for the therapeutic riding lessons. They saddle the horses, help mount the riders, and lead the teams of two around the outdoor ring with meditative composure.
The Village reached a settlement earlier this month with a former Yellow Springs police officer over a claim he had filed with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) last year over his right to continue working after acquiring a job-related disability.