Disabilities

    A girl pushes another girl in a wheelchair while another girl walks beside them on a road.

    Videos

    Able to Serve
    Elder Olson talks about his experiences serving as a young Church-service missionary.
    4:59
    Angels in Disguise
    After witnessing Chy Johnson, a student with special needs, be bullied day after day, Carson Jones got the entire Queen Creek High School football team to rally behind the girl.
    4:53
    Brynn
    Though Brynn from Connecticut has only one hand, her motto is to always “lend a helping hand” at home, at school, at church, and at play.
    1:36
    Dayton's Legs
    A 13-year-old boy in Arizona fulfilled his Duty to God by pushing himself to the limit so that his friend, who has cerebral palsy, could participate with him in a triathlon.
    3:02
    Ellen Joy
    Allergic to many foods, Ellen Joy from North Carolina helps other children stay safefrom allergies and encourages them to stand up for their own health.
    2:04
    Enduring Love
    Watch how this couple demonstrates pure love and service in their marriage—even though they have to endure debilitating physical adversity.
    4:16
    I'm a Mormon, Amputee and Conqueror of Fears
    Ingrid Maldonado lost her legs, but still stands tall. When you look in her eyes, you will not find frailty, but strength. You will not see fear, but hope. See photos at www.mormon.org/IngridM
    3:45
    I'm a Mormon, Athlete, and Amputee who Built a Leg
    Jarem Frye is a bone cancer survivor and amputee who built his own replacement leg so he could mountain bike, rock climb, water and snow skiing - he does it all. See Jarem in action at www.mormon.org/jarem
    4:22
    I'm a Mormon, Chilean, and determined blind runner
    Margarita Faundez has had her struggles but has risen above with great determination
    3:07
    I'm a Mormon, French-Swiss, and Blind Chocolate Hunter
    He is a blind connoisseur of good food in Geneva, Switzerland. She is his eyes. Together, this Mormon couple explores their city, eats chocolate and makes each other laugh. Visit Pierre page at www.mormon.org/pierre
    3:04
    I'm a Mormon, Sensei, and One-Legged Runner
    A true karate master can overcome any challenge with faith, perseverance, and one strong leg. Tim Hurst, a Mormon marathon runner with one leg, finds strength in focusing on what he has. See more at www.mormon.org/Tim
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    I'm a Mormon, a Blind Guitarist, and Australian Cyclist
    Blind, Mormon guitarist Lorin Nicholson rode a bike from Perth to Sydney, but he didn’t see the country. He heard, felt, and smelled it. To him it was beautiful. Witness Lorin's love of life at www.mormon.org/lorin
    3:22
    I'm a Mormon, an IT professional, and I stand tall with God.
    Luis Rojas knows that no matter his physical stature, the way he serves and loves others makes him stand tall with God.
    2:45
    In Sickness and Health
    See how faith and love can remain strong through the challenges and the changing seasons of our lives.
    4:26
    I’m Jason Smyth and I’m a Mormon
    Four time Paralympic gold medalist Jason Smyth may have limited vision, but he never lets challenges limit what he can accomplish. He know his talents are blessing from God. www.mormon.org/jasons
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    I’m a Mormon, Father, and Homeland Security Expert
    Despite having muscular dystrophy, Mormon Homeland Security Consultant Vance Taylor shows that a normal life is possible and that real happiness comes through family relationships. See Vance at www.mormon.org/vance
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    I’m a Mormon, Georgia Peach, and Mother of a Deaf Son
    When Mormon Sherri found out that her son was deaf, she was frozen with fear. With hope in Jesus Christ, she moves forward with faith and has learned to speak in another way. www.mormon.org/sherri
    3:56
    Katie
    Being born with Down syndrome doesn’t stop Katie from Florida from singing, dancing, and sharing a special Primary experience.
    1:10
    Lift
    Jesus Christ set the ultimate example of selfless service. In this original short film, we meet people discovering the power of living that simple principle.
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    My Brother Hyrum
    Learn about Hannah's relationship with her brother Hyrum who has autism, and how she exemplifies Christlike love. Everyone deserves to be loved and valued, no matter how different they are from you.
    2:41
    Serving with a Great Purpose
    Elder Ito doesn’t allow his disability to stop him from serving as a young Church-service missionary following the loss of a loved one.
    2:41
    The Lord Provides a Way
    After a debilitating bicycle accident, Emmannuel Nochi discovered he still could still serve a mission as a young Church-service missionary.
    3:48
    Trial of Adversity
    Katie, who was paralyzed in an auto accident, shares how she exercises her faith to embrace her new life.
    2:40
    Two Purposes: Accepting and Including People with Disabilities
    Many of us struggle to accept and include people who have disabilities. Even at church. Watch this video and learn what you can do to make a difference in the life of someone with a disability.
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    Works of God
    Two families share how they have seen the works of God made manifest in their lives as ward members reach out in love and understanding.
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