Stories

Ann

Ann: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

“Laugh and the world laughs with you”My name is Ann and I have cerebal palsy with spastic quadriplegia, I also have a contagious laugh that will h...

Caleb

Caleb: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

Stanley Gordon West says. "Smile and the world smiles with you!" I am Caleb and I have cerebral palsy with spastic quadriplegia and a sense of humor t...

David

David: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

"Never give up"My name is David and I am 31. I have cerebral palsy, I’m nonverbal, I have tetralogy of fallot (heart defect) and I have had 2 major ...

Erin

Erin: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out!”Hi!  My name is Erin Lang and, though I can’t stand on my own, I LOVE to stand out.  I am...

Joshua

Joshua: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

“Life is beautiful; enjoy the journey”My name is Joshua and I am 25. I was born prematurely and I was airlifted to Brenner’s hospital at 3 month...

Luke

Luke: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

Luke is our sweet, fun, and loving 3-year-old son who enjoys being in the company of others, especially his family and familiar friends. Luke loves re...

Jessie

Jessie: Run the Spooky Duke for Me
Oct 11, 2017

My name is Jessie, I am 25 years old and I live in Wilkes County. I have GM-1 Gangliosidosis Type II…it is a very rare genetic disorder that slowly ...

Applying Life Skills
Jun 14, 2017

14 Must have Life Skills for TeensAdapted from the article "14 Must-have Life Skills for Teens: Don't let your child leave for college without masteri...

Hello my name is Catherine Huete.   I wanted to share my story of how I got here with everyone. I remember when I first started dancing at a studio that was when I was around age six but remembering why is another story. All I knew at the time was when my parents played music I would always dance around the house without any real direction but I was often shy in dancing in front of people which hasn’t changed too much however, after having some lessons I became more confident in showing my moves. I would pe

Catherine Huete: A Princeton Ballet & American Repertory Ballet Summer Intensive Fund Raiser
May 4, 2017

Hello my name is Catherine Huete.   I wanted to share my story of how I got here with everyone. I remember when I first started dancing at a...

Keith and family

Meet Keith and His Family At AppState's Dance Marathon
Feb 16, 2017

My name is Kim Flowers and I am a parent of a 15 year old boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability, named Keith, as well as a 13 ...