Dreamscape Blog

User1st: Making the Web More Accessible

Date Posted: April 27, 2018

From our jobs to our personal lives, we are constantly connected to the Internet. It’s where we do business, find entertainment, and socialize with our friends. If you think about it, how much of your life would come to a halt if you didn’t have access to the online world? Yet for many disabled individuals, that is reality. Vice President of User1st, Shawn Pike, is on the frontlines of Read More...


Twitch.tv and Fundraising

Date Posted: April 17, 2018

Twitch is a social media and video live streaming platform in the gaming community where players can come together. Amongst a multitude of other similar video streaming and online communication mediums, Twitch is at the forefront. As of 2017, Twitch raised over an astounding 75 million dollars for 100 different charitable initiatives. The gaming community has over 45 million gaming Read More...


10 Different Ways to Prevent Blindness

Date Posted: April 6, 2018

Most people take the ability of sight for granted, never thinking that they could become blind. Glaucoma, cataracts, diabetes and macular degeneration are just a few of the ways one can lose their eyesight. Below, we have broken down the multiple ways one can prevent eye damage and vision loss. 1. Key Nutrients for Eye Health Having a well-balanced diet high in nutrients from leafy Read More...


Joys and Challenges: Tips for Disabled People on Preparing for Parenthood

Date Posted: March 21, 2018

There’s a longstanding misperception that disabled people either aren’t physically able to be parents, or that they need extensive and ongoing assistance. Some people believe that an expectant disabled couple has twice as much work to do getting ready to be parents, having to accommodate both their disabilities and the demands of parenthood. In fact, they face the same challenges that any Read More...


Joseph Sehwani Sees Brighter Future With Foundation

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

  Joseph Sehwani of Flanders lost his eye-sight more than three years ago, but his vision has never been clearer. The 20-year-old college student at Seton Hall University in South Orange started a non-profit corporation just more than one year ago called The Joseph Sehwani Dreamscape Foundation. Issued its 501c3 status on Dec. 6, 2013, the Dreamscape Foundation operates to aid people Read More...


The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

The Dreamscape Foundation is proving to be a gift that keeps on giving. The Dreamscape Foundation is teaming up with the streamers of Find the Computer Room (FTCR), to raise awareness and funds for three-year-old Emily Monroe of Warren, Michigan. Emily was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma shortly after she celebrated her birthday in October. Neuroblastoma is the most prevalent Read More...


Google This!

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

Whether you are looking for a self-diagnosis or searching for evidence to support an argument, you likely turn to one search engine. With your next Google search don’t be surprised if an ad for the Dreamscape Foundation appears. The Dreamscape Foundation, a nonprofit organization which serves to help those with rare disabilities and diseases, founded by Seton Hall sophomore Joseph Read More...


The Next Superhero?: Charity Hero

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

Video games have earned a bad reputation for prompting aggression in children and melting their brains. But now some gamers are using their controllers for a good cause that any parent could support. Not only are they annihilating their on-screen nemeses, they can now fight against the demons of disease. Seton Hall sophomore Joseph Sehwani, founder of the Dreamscape Foundation, has Read More...


Student’s Disability Doesn’t Deter Dream

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

  When he was only 17, freshman Joseph Sehwani’s life changed forever — he had gone blind. But that didn’t stop him from changing the world. Sehwani, who is Boland Hall Council president, is the founder of the Dreamscape Foundation, a verified nonprofit which serves to benefit individuals with disabilities and diseases. He said he was inspired to start the charity after being Read More...


Joseph Sehwani on Starting the Nonprofit Dreamscape Foundation at Age 18

Date Posted: November 29, 2017

Joseph Sehwani knows a thing or two about turning a bad situation around. At age 16, Sehwani was diagnosed with Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a genetic disorder which causes central vision loss. He quickly saw the lack of awareness and support for people suffering from LHON and other rare disabilities, and decided to take the matter into his own hands. During his first Read More...