Posts Tagged Disability sports

Wounded vet calls softball game ‘like a dream’

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Josh Wege belted a softball about 320 feet to the warning track and booked it around the bases for an inside-the-park home run.

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Nordstrom ads feature models with disabilities

This undated image provided by Nordstrom shows a model in a wheelchair advertising boots in the company’s annual July anniversary catalog, which is its biggest sale event of the year with preview discounts on new fashions for fall. Nordstrom has been using professional models with disabilities in ads and catalogs since 1997. A consulting firm called Global Disability Inclusion says only a few companies use models with disabilities _ though there are more now than in the past _ and calls Nordstrom “an industry leader” in that regard.  (AP Photo/Nordstrom)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not easy to find models with disabilities in ads for the fashion and beauty industry — unless you look in the Nordstrom catalog.

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