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Top Disability Stories of 2019

These are the moments that had the Easterseals community buzzing in 2019! Which ones did we miss? 

two kids, one with a physical disability, face the camera as they play a videogame with special controllers

Microsoft’s Super Bowl ad is all about the Xbox Adaptive Controller

a house and yard on a street

Neighborhood Under Construction For Those With Special Needs


Greta, an activist with autism, speaks at a microphone

Greta Thunberg became a climate activist not in spite of her autism, but because of it


a collection of emoji images, including a service dog and walking cane

New Emojis Include People With Disabilities


Disability advocate Marca Bristo holds up an ADA button while speaking into a microphone

Remembering the life of disability advocate Marca Bristo


Kodi lee clapping while sitting at a piano and in front of a microphone on stage

'America's Got Talent': Soulful singer Kodi Lee wins Season 14


An ad showing a young girl in a princess costume, with her wheelchair outfitted as the carriage

Target Releases Halloween Costumes for Kids with Disabilities


Ali lifts her tony award in the air as she gives a speech on stage in a wheelchair

Ali Stroker makes history as the first Tony award-winning actor in a wheelchair


a young girl in a wheelchair is on stage stressed as dorthy from wiz of oz

A high school’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ shines with student and her service dog playing Dorothy and Toto


a woman in a formal, colorful dress pose for cameras on the red carpet with a cane

Selma Blair walks the red carpet with a cane after MS diagnosis

Are we missing any? Let us know in the comments! What was your favorite disability story of 2019?

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