“With schools closed during the coronavirus pandemic, parents of children with disabilities are facing a new set of challenges.”
On a bright Wednesday morning in March, we leave for daycare and work because that is what we do, even when we’ve spent the evening in Trauma One of Children’s Hospital because WD, my two-year-old, had a longer-than-usual seizure. We were home by midnight; everything seemed under control. Why wouldn’t we go about our day?
We’re only a few blocks from home when WD, strapped in his car seat, starts making a sound that’s somewhere between a gasp and if someone punched you in the gut. His face tu...
After feeling duped by adoption agencies, these women are on a mission to combat adoption coercion.
What do a professional wrestler, a musician, an improviser, a roller derby athlete, a novelist and a burlesque performer have in common? They are all following their passion even though it doesn’t pay the bills.
Being great at something doesn’t necessarily mean you can make a living off of it. These six people have reached national and even international heights in their respective fields — yet all six still have day jobs. Here’s how (and why) they do what they do so well.
Within the span of 10 years, the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh has brought the city’s annual Pride festival to previously unimaginable heights. That growth, however, has left some members of the community behind — and unhappy.
Literacy Pittsburgh’s mission goes beyond teaching people to read — but that mission remains a pressing concern.
“The child sees what we see, but they can’t interpret it.”
Modern-day creation in Pittsburgh doesn’t just involve physical products; we also have a knack for hatching new ideas that can solve problems in innovative, unexpected ways. These locally based thinkers are applying big thoughts to bigger problems.
Emily Kennedy, The idea: To develop software that helps law enforcement fight sex trafficking in ways that humans alone cannot.