Stories tagged with: handicapped

May 8, 2013 - 10:02pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

When Tri-Valley junior Kaleb Davis was diagnosed with osteopetrosis eight years ago, many doctors thought he would never live a normal life. The rare bone disease runs in the Davis family, nine out of the 33 members currently have the condition.

The disease causes the bone marrow to fill in different cavities with calcium. The problem is, too much calcium makes our bones very brittle. There are varying degrees of this condition over a lifetime, but Kaleb's is considered to be...

May 21, 2010 - 5:41pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

Disabled children now have another place to play sports.

The Fieldhouse in Zanesville is taking steps to make its facility handicapped-accessible.

Recently the two fields have been re-surfaced.

"It's a soft, pliable field surface to use for not only mainstream kids, to use for baseball, soccer, football, deck hockey, but now for children with handicaps and disabilities that need walkers, wheelchairs and that type of apparatus," said Mick Amicone of the Fieldhouse...

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