Wheelchairs

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Holidazzle Critics Say It’s Crammed, Lacks Accessibility

The Holidazzle Village is back open Tuesday after a water main break closed the village on Monday. But that’s not the only fix they’ve had to make since opening a few weeks ago. The Holidazzle Village is drawing crowds of people into downtown Minneapolis, according to Leah Wong from the Minneapolis Downtown Council. “Weekend attendance is amazing and we’re seeing a nice flow throughout the week as well,” Wong said.

12/09/2014

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A Fair For All: Accessibility On The Fairgrounds

After travelling a single block at the Minnesota State Fair, it’s clear “The Great Minnesota Get-Together” is a gathering meant for all. Brienna Schuette, the Minnesota State Fair’s marketing and communication director, says they make changes every year to insure increased accessibility.

08/31/2014

The girls have various types of a neuromuscular disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA. (credit: CBS)

Mpls. Dance Co. Shows There Are No Boundaries In Ballet

In a small studio in Minneapolis, Leah Nelson is helping her students master a bourrée turn. But she’s teaching them more than ballet moves. She’s teaching the girls, who all use power wheelchairs, that they can be dancers.

04/02/2011

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