Sheila Black was born with a rare medical condition that gave her crooked legs. Then when she was 13 years old, she underwent a procedure to straighten them -- although the word “procedure” might not adequately describe what she went through.“I had my legs radically straightened,” she says.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is looking to increase penalties for drivers who illegally park in spots reserved for the disabled.Starting in January, White said his office will look into increasing fines for those who illegally park in reserved spots without a placard and for those who use
Finding a job is hard. Finding a job when you’re disabled can be even harder. Beth Finke knows this first hand. She lost her job when she lost her sight in the 1980s, and relied on her husband to read the classifieds to her aloud every Sunday night.