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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Peter Leung finds inspiration, shares passion, at dream job: By Abilities United

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Abilities United is all about the abilities, not the disabilities. Just ask Peter Leung, who lives with cerebral palsy, holds a BA in kinesiology and has had a successful 21-year career as a staff member at Abilities United.  After two decades, Peter still loves working here. “I’m so excited to be here,” he says. “It’s […]

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Dr. Harry Hartzell remembers 50 years of Abilities United & services for people with disabilities: By Abilities United

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Fifty years ago Dr. Harry Hartzell, a pediatrician at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic, learned that his newborn child had severe disabilities. Subsequently, he and his wife discovered that a group of parents had started a program at a local church for young children with developmental disabilities. They enrolled their son Ben and found the […]

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It’s a New Year!

It’s been a year since WorldWeDream revamped with their new website and goal in mind! And the results have shown. This past year, we were able to Write and share almost 100 stories. Compile stories from Grace Community Center into a book known as Holding Hope 35 video resumes with Via West March Story Writing […]

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The Wrestler: By Shubhankar Jain

“And on the championship mat for the 106 pound weight class, we have Kelsee Chen from Gunn and Matthew Rondo from Healdsburg!” the announcer’s voice rung loud and clear throughout the gym. At the lowest weight class, I wasn’t sure what to expect of the wrestlers. The wrestlers walked onto the mat. The girl Kelsee […]

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