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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.

Trying to overcome PTSD

In all the media attention focusing on former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky and his alleged sexual abuse of children, not much has been...

A Most Miraculous Story: Part II

Last column, I introduced you to 20-year-old John and his mother Gretchen (not their real names). In early December 2009. John survived a violent...

Allan Tibbels, Hero

God welcomed a hero two weeks ago: 55-year-old Allan Tibbels died of multiple organ failure. I learned of Allan's death through an email from a...

American Story Teller (Part Two)

Last column, I began writing about Nelson Lauver of northeastern Pennsylvania, who has a learning disability, dyslexia, which is a lifelong, neurological language-based disability...

Troy McClain – Part Two

In a recent column, you learned about Troy McClain, who was featured on the TV show "The Apprentice" and is a spokesperson for the...

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome

'Kay' doesn't feel comfortable revealing her real name. She's in her 50s and reads this column in the Pekin Daily Times (Illinois). In 2006, a...

Injured shoulder changes lifestyle

Becky Felton reads this column in the Ord Quiz, of Ord, Nebraska. In 2001, her experience with a disability began when she injured a shoulder after tripping over her dog.

Team Hoyt Part 1

A number of readers have drawn my attention to 'Team Hoyt' and graciously asked me to feature this amazing father-son running team associated with disability. The first email came from a reader of Grainger Today in Tennessee.

UC Davis first in the state to offer life-changing therapy for...

Sacramento, Calif. - On August 4, the pediatric infusion room at UC Davis Medical Center was abuzz. A 5-year-old boy named Andrew Rodriguez was lying on a bed surrounded by family while receiving an infusion of the first-ever gene therapy for treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) for pediatric patients.

🔦 Local Spotlight 🔦

Stanford Ranch Family Dentistry in Rocklin serving the local community since...

Rocklin, Calif.- For nearly 24 years, Jason and Heather have grown their successful Stanford Ranch Family Dentistry practice by faithfully serving patients throughout the Rocklin, Roseville, and greater South Placer County region. Their business has grown to now employ over a dozen employees which helps them meet the growing demands of a successful local business.

Welcome to the Brighter Side

California Dreamin’, Roseville ranks as a top growth destination in United...

Roseville, Calif.- The oft promulgated narrative that there is a mass California exodus might make for compelling cable news and political pundit sophistry. Yet, researchers continue to indicate, no matter how often it's said