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Disabilities

Welcome to Roseville Today’s section on disabilities. Featuring a combination of original content, guest posts, inspiring stories, and practical tips. We hope you’ll find this section useful and informative. May it lift you with encouragement, empower you with empathy, and fuel you with compassion.

Taunts often hurt for life

In mid-April, the California State Senate passed a bill prohibiting the words "mentally retarded" from being used in any of its laws. The new...

Couple raised four children with disabilities

At one time, doctors said the Mohns of Fargo, North Dakota, would be unable to have children. But eventually, they ended up adopting two...

One Amazing Rock Band

If you haven't heard, FLAME is one hot upstate New York rock band. Besides averaging 90 paid performances annually throughout the U.S. and Europe,...

Work Injury Disability

On July 12, 2007, Ralph Rekemeyer accidentally tumbled from high up a ladder to the ground while cleaning windows. His life changed instantly. Rekemeyer...

Ron Davis, a lightning rod (Part Two)

In a recent column, I featured 66-year-old Ron Davis, the founder of Davis Dyslexia Association International. In that column, you learned a doctor had...

Cerebral Palsy – Giving something back

Lee Schuh has quite a story. "I grew up in a South Korean orphanage," said 42-year-old Schuh in a telephone interview. "I have mild...

Migraine Headaches

Migraines are "a very painful type of headache" that can cause throbbing or pulsing in one area of the head, sensitivity to light and...

Multiple Sclerosis

Forty-year-old Tom Stewart and his little dog had quite a scare recently.'I was just going down to the convenience station in my electric wheelchair to get something to eat,' he said in a telephone interview from his apartment in a Midwestern state.

Roseville Area High Schools Kick Off Special Olympics Sports Program

Roseville, Calif.- Roseville Joint Union High School District (RJUHSD) is pleased to announce the launch of its Unified Sports Program for 2022, which is affiliated with the Special Olympics.

Childhood Trauma Leading to Adult Disability

Many adults with disabilities may have their disabling conditions because of emotional trauma experienced in childhood, said book author

🔦 Local Spotlight 🔦

California Recovery Center in Roseville offers treatment for substance abuse and...

California Recovery Center (CRC) is a treatment provider for adults with substance abuse and mental health condition, located in Roseville and serving the greater Sacramento region.

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Roseville ranks 14th nationally for younger homebuyers

Roseville, Calif.- Over the years, City planners have been careful to ensure a variety of types of housing are being built in Roseville. This is one of the reasons Roseville ranks 14th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, in a new survey by SmartAsset.com