Sarah Biffin, a Victorian English painter born without arms and legs, learned to write, sew and paint with her mouth. Her miniature portraits at a traveling show impressed an Earl so much that he paid for her tutelage. She became very popular and even the Royal Family commissioned her work.
A man built an amusement park for his disabled daughter with free admission for everyone with special needs.
For the last 10+ years, 2 disabled men in China, one without arms and the other without sight, have been planting trees together and have so far planted more than 10,000.
In 1990 disabled activists got out of their wheelchairs and crawled up the steps of the Capitol, inconveniencing Senators to encourage a vote on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A man who became paralyzed after a motorcycle accident gave money raised for an operation that could allow him to be able to walk again to a young boy who suffered from Cerebral Palsy so the boy could take his first steps.
Anosognosia is when someone has a stroke or another kind of brain injury, which leaves them with some disability (e.g. the inability to move their arm), and also leaves them incapable of believing they have that disability.
The crazy part? Squirting cold water into the left ear temporarily enables them to acknowledge the disability – for about 10 minutes.
Sylvester Stallone‘s signature snarl and slurred speech were caused at birth by misused forceps resulting in partial paralysis.