Dreamscape Blog

Save, Earn, and Donate with Giving Assistant

Date Posted: June 22, 2018

There are a lot of ways to donate to nonprofit organizations these days. From shopping everyday merchandise to programs like AmazonSmile, you can make supporting your favorite charity part of your everyday habits. But what if we told you there was a way to save money, earn money, and donate to your favorite cause? It’s possible when you set up an account with Giving Assistant. Below you’ll Read More...


Seton Hall: How Universities Adapt to Disability Needs

Date Posted: June 15, 2018

College is an exciting chapter in life, full of undiscovered passions and potential. These formative years offer independence far beyond the scope of what you knew in high school, as well as experiences that will help define who you become. Yet for people with disabilities, this adventure can feel more like an intimidating challenge. Thankfully, most colleges have resources to help meet Read More...


Everything You Need to Know About AmazonSmile

Date Posted: June 8, 2018

Are you looking for a way to contribute to causes you care about? AmazonSmile makes donating to charities strikingly easy. In fact, it’s completely automatic. With more than 54 million Amazon Prime members alone, most of us aren’t strangers to this online shopping behemoth. With great deals on pricing and many items available for free shipping, Amazon is our go-to for the stuff that we Read More...


Joe Sehwani: Making Dreams More Accessible

Date Posted: June 1, 2018

Joe Sehwani is on a mission to create a better life for the visually impaired; one that is more accessible and more open than ever before. And he’s inviting those with a passion for the cause to join him through his nonprofit called the Dreamscape Foundation. How Dreamscape Foundation Began Dreamscape Foundation is only five years old. Established by Sehwani when he was only eighteen, it Read More...


Blind Entertainment: Enjoying Life with Limited Vision

Date Posted: May 25, 2018

We’ve all heard the phrase “All work, no play makes Jack a dull boy.” It’s a wise cliche. Entertainment is a crucial part of our lives. It brings us together, helps us unwind, and gives us reasons to laugh and feel joy. But what happens when your sight is limited? What can you participate in? Is it possible to still enjoy popular forms of entertainment like books, movies, and games? Read More...


The Growing Trend of Accessibility in Entertainment

Date Posted: May 18, 2018

Accessibility isn’t just important in the physical realm. As society begins to immerse itself even more into modern day technology, specific accommodations need to be developed with that in mind. Thankfully, Congress saw this. In 2010, they passed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, or CCVA. Signed by President Barack Obama, this Act updates the outdated regulations Read More...


Youth Haven: Offering Shelter for Today and Hope for Tomorrow

Date Posted: May 11, 2018

Not everyone grows up with a fair shake. Anywhere—even in Southwest Florida—families can hit tumultuous times and children can fall victim to trauma or abuse. Thankfully, there are organizations like Youth Haven, an emergency residential shelter for children ages 6 to 18, that meets these young people in the midst of their crisis and serve as a bridge to better days and a better Read More...


Ideas for Disabled Parents on Starting a Small Business

Date Posted: May 9, 2018

The United States Census Bureau reports that about 15 percent of Americans with disabilities have launched their own businesses, and indications are that this number will continue to grow. Like many people who start successful businesses, disabled entrepreneurs have proven excellent at innovation and out-of-the-box thinking, finding niche markets and specialty businesses for which there is real Read More...


The National Cristina Foundation: Bridging the Digital Divide

Date Posted: May 4, 2018

Harry “Bud” Rizer, CEO of the National Cristina Foundation, holds close ties with the nonprofit’s origins and cause. In fact, he was there before its conception, exploring opportunities for technology to serve the disabled nearly 34 years ago. At the time, he was wrapping up his doctoral work at John Hopkins University. Part of his research was focused on how computers could benefit Read More...


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...