From elite athlete to disabled business owner, Taylor has 'lived both lives'
In 2008, Ontario gymnast Taylor Lindsay-Noel was on track to compete in the 2012 Olympics. A fall during a dismount left her paralyzed. Taylor tells us what happened after she spent one-and-a-half years as an inpatient at Holland Bloorview. And it includes Oprah!
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College student teaches Black American Sign Language
Nakia Smith's video about the history of Black American Sign Language went viral. The first American School for the Deaf opened in 1817, but Black students weren't admitted until 1952, she says, so the Black community created its own dialect.
Dark Room Ballet is a free virtual dance class for blind dancers
Krishna Washburn is a blind ballet dancer in New York who offers a six-week course to blind and visually impaired dancers (no experience needed!). During the pandemic, it's been thriving over Zoom. Check out Dark Room Ballet.
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