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Perseverance Paves a Path

There are days when our disabilities feel debilitating. From physical to cognitive limitations, seemingly easy activities most people take for granted can feel like Mount Everest. Yet whether you were born with a disability or you develop one, it’s important to remember that your condition is not the end of life. For motivation, we’ve brought a handful of stories to the table not only Read More...


Giving Assistant: An Online Shopping Rewards Platform Where Everyone Wins

Recently, Dreamscape Foundation wrote a blog about how you can use Giving Assistant to help us bridge the accessibility gap for individuals with disabilities. It’s an online shopping rewards platform that almost sounds too good to be true. You save money as you shop by receiving cash back at thousands of major online brands which you can then pocket, donate, or both! But how is that Read More...


Fund the Charity Room Brings Charity to Twitch with Sonic Zeroes

Video games are all fun and games, yet Fund the Charity Room is giving it a special twist on Twitch. At noon on August 11th, they’ll be streaming a competition called Sonic Zeroes between 4 streamers. The winner? None of them, really. This Sonic Heroes marathon is all about raising funds for Extra Life, a non-profit that teams up with gamers to raise funds for their local Children’s Read More...


eSight Eyewear Gives Sight Back to the Blind

The idea that a pair of glasses can restore vision to the blind sounds like something straight out of science fiction. Just the thought sparks images of Geordi La Forge, the blind lieutenant commander from Star Trek whose futuristic visor enabled him to see. Yet, like many things born from imagination, this miraculous invention didn’t stay in the realm of fiction. Today it exists through Read More...


What is Accessibility and Why Does It Matter?

We use the term “accessibility” a lot here at Dreamscape Foundation. A big part of our mission is to provide accessibility to disabled individuals, but what does that even mean? If you aren’t familiar with the term, it all sounds pretty vague and abstract, yet this term refers to something very specific and crucial to everyday life. What is Accessibility, Exactly? Accessibility is a Read More...


Living with LHON: An Interview

Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Commonly referred to as LHON, the disease is a mouthful to pronounce. On average, only 100 United States citizens are diagnosed per year, yet those 100 lives are drastically changed the moment symptoms start to unfold. Dreamscape Foundation Founder Joe Sehwani is one of the few to inherit it unexpectedly. His experience was a core influence in the Read More...


What Companies are Doing to Improve Disabled Employment

A lot of talk has been circling about the low unemployment rate in the United States. As of June 2018, our nation stands at 4% unemployment—just two percent shy of its 3.8% the month prior. Yet that number doesn’t align with every demographic’s situation. While overall unemployment percentages are on a steady decline, the percentage of unemployed disabled persons isn’t. Between Read More...


Can Exposure Create Normalcy for the Disabled Community?

Can someone have a disability and still lead a normal life? It’s a question many Americans ask themselves as they find ways to live life in the wake of their disabilities. While physical and mental limitations can turn daily habits into difficult challenges, their circumstances come with another hurdle; one that is psychological. How do you find equal ground in society when everyone Read More...


The Best Moving Advice for People With Disabilities

Whether you need a home that is better suited to your needs, or you need a larger home to accommodate your growing family, there are countless reasons to consider moving. Finding a place with the right accommodations and modifications does not have to be impossible. With the right information and help, you can find a perfect new home. Assess Your Needs Realtor.com recommends clarifying Read More...


Charity Charge: The Feel-Good Credit Card

  Typically, we look at credit cards as a way to get what we want. Yet Stephen Garten found a way to create a program that gives rather than gets. It’s called Charity Charge, and it’s a strikingly simple way to make a big difference. What is Charity Charge? Charity Charge is a credit card company that donates one percent of every purchase to a charity of your choice. There are Read More...