Helping Hands

Houston Fest Keeps It 'Reel' With Films, Art and Inclusion

It's a leading organization for people with disabilities, and strives to make the city more inclusive.

12/07/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez

Raising awareness

Mayor Turner Declares October 15 “White Cane Safety Day”

The day commemorates and raises awareness for Houston's blind and visually impaired communities.

10/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Reel-y Cool Art

J.R. Martinez Talks Inclusive Power of the Arts

The military veteran and "Dancing with the Stars" champ makes an appearance this week at ReelAbilities Film and Arts Festival.

02/10/2020 By Brittanie Shey

Festival

ReelAbilities 2019 Showcases the Accomplishments of Those With Disabilities

From musicians to Olympians and everyone in between, the annual film and arts festival is back to shine a light on exceptional lives.

02/12/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Day of Play

A Boutique and a Nonprofit Team Up to Bring Houston Kids a Day of Play

Distroller Wərld partnered with Be An Angel to create an exclusive play experience for local children, including program participants with special needs.

05/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Reel Good

ReelAbilities Isn't Here to Inspire You

The free, citywide arts festival showcases art by and about folks with disabilities with the intention of removing stigma and promoting artists.

02/12/2018 By Chris Becker

Ice House

This Sports Complex in Cypress Allows Kids with Special Needs to Play Ball

The Langham Creek YMCA's adaptive sports program is more than just about playing sports.

10/30/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Best Private Schools 2015

For Special Needs Students, A Different World

Though public schools offer some services, parents of children with special needs often find private education better in the long run.

09/29/2015 By Lonna Dawson