people with disabilities

Health & Science
4:50 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

PHOTOS: New Sports and Fitness Center for Milwaukeeans with Disabilities Planned for 2016

The Ability Center would have modified fitness equipment, basketball courts and other amenities to cater to people with disabilities and their able-bodied peers.
The Ability Center

If Damian Buchman has his way, a remarkable new community resource for Milwaukee County's 100,000-plus residents with disabilities will be built within the next couple of years.

Buchman is the founder and executive director of The Ability Center, a community sports center for people of all abilities - disabled and able-bodied.

Buchman himself suffered from childhood cancer and almost lost both legs.  But he grew up to be an active, athletic adult, and wanted to give others the opportunity, as well.

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1:00 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Elderly Residents Cope With Feeling Shut-In During Frigid Weather

People with disabilities board the bus at the Kelly Senior Center in Cudahy.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Cold weather for some Milwaukeeans equals immobility and isolation.

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