Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Disability

Local Heroes

Linda Bounds on Being Boundless

Tease photo

Linda Bounds is a petite, sprightly woman with a lot of heart and grit. No longer wanting to be defined by others, she began to pursue her passion, living life ... Read more

Al Kovach Finds A New Way To Serve His Country

Tease photo

Al Kovach, Jr., looks a lot like Steve McQueen. In fact, in his Navy days, he was known as Petty Officer McQueen, just because of his strong resemblance to the ... Read more

Nominate a Hero Now

Vista Nonprofit Trains Service Dogs To Help Wounded Veterans, Children With Autism

Dec. 27
By Claire Trageser
0 Comments
Tease photo

Service dogs trained by Tender Loving Canines can do physical tasks, like picking up dropped phones and credit cards, but also learn to help their owners emotionally.

Impostor Service Dogs On The Rise In San Diego

Dec. 19
By Claire Trageser
9 Comments
Tease photo

Impostor service dogs are becoming more common, even as San Diego dog owners find many local businesses welcome their canine companions.

How A Quadriplegic Man Of San Diego And Sweden Views The World

Nov. 18
By Nathan John
0 Comments
Tease photo

David Thulin, a dual citizen of Sweden and the United States, flies across the world to capture architectural beauty as he sees it -- from a wheelchair. This is his story.

Rose-Margaret Orrantia Finds Purpose in Helping American Indian Foster Youth

American Indian Heritage Month 2013 Honoree

Oct. 29
By Monica Medina
0 Comments
Tease photo

Rose-Margaret Orrantia has spent a lifetime working to help American Indian children in the foster care system. After all, helping children is where her heart has led her. And helping to place these children in American Indian homes has been her way of giving back to her community and ensuring its future.

Louis Frick: A Life in 'Perpetual Motion'

Disability Awareness Month: 2012 Honoree

Oct. 2
0 Comments
Tease photo

Louis Frick was living the California dream. As a young man, the San Diego surf was all he needed. In fact, you could say, the ocean was his life. Then tragedy hit.

Laurel Moorhead on Being 'One of Many'

Disability Awareness Month: 2012 Honoree

Oct. 2
By Monica Medina
1 Comment
Tease photo

In the course of your life, there are moments that pass undetected, and moments that are life changing. The latter are the ones that can overwhelm you, give you hope or open a new door.

Pamela Finkel

Disability Awareness Month: 2011 Honoree

Oct. 5
0 Comments

Pamela Finkel is a professor emeritus, counselor and an advocate for the academic success of students with disabilities. Ms. Finkel has dedicated her life to making sure students with disabilities have the necessary resources to ensure their educational success. For nearly 20 years, she has been a professor at San Diego Community College (SDCC). Her work with SDCC includes the Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS), a campus resource center that provides academic support, counseling services and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities, helping them to be independent and achieve their academic and vocational goals.

Bill Bodry

Disability Awareness Month: 2011 Honoree

Oct. 5
0 Comments

Bill Bodry is the founder and president of the Challenge Center, which he established after a spinal cord injury left him paraplegic at the age of 27. Faced with the challenge of finding affordable medical and physical therapy services, Mr. Bodry has made it his life's work and mission to provide programs and services to people living with severe disabilities. The Challenge Center has been recognized as one of the fifteen "Best of the Best" nonprofit rehabilitation facilities in the nation by the Christopher Reeves Foundation. In 2010, Mr. Bodry received San Diego’s ABC/Channel 10 News Leadership Award.