Author Archives: David Kennedy

About David Kennedy

I am a retired Senior Development Engineer for Hughes Aircraft Company. I retired from Hughes In 1997 and moved to Phoenix with my young daughter to be with my two older sons attending Arizona State University. I am a former member of the U.S. Air Force where I was an active member of the 95th Fighter Interceptor Squadron.

Careful Planning – Saving Your Life in Disasters

Survive Life’s Disasters  That’s exactly what we all do. People with disabilities like my son have faced physical disasters since birth. It’s a long and difficult road to travel. That is exactly why we have created this site. It is … Continue reading

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Disasters Have a Disproportionate Impact on People with Disabilities

Disasters Have a Disproportionate Impact on People with Disabilities Those with physical disabilities can be at risk when evacuating if assistance is not available. Individuals with cognitive impairments may struggle with understanding instructions that must be followed for safety. The blind and … Continue reading

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Health Through Nutrition – Keep Your Body Healthy & Your Mind Sharp

Get Better Nutrients in Your Diet the Modern Way Everyone knows that a healthy mind and body are reliant upon good nutrition. People with disabilities especially need good nutrition to help fight their ailment. Determining what good nutrition really is … Continue reading

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Smart Nutrition Diet

Today we know there are 13 vitamins essential to our health Vitamin A Is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in many foods and is important for normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. It also helps the heart, … Continue reading

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Personal Locator Beacons

Modern Technology to Save Your Family Personal Locator Beacons = Security One of the things I suggest as an extra safety feature in your planning is to add a PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) to your survival tools.  If you are … Continue reading

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Special Needs People – Overcoming Disabilities

Our Goals Here On This Site Our goals here are to broaden the spectrum of understanding and the need for ever-improving conditions for the lives of people with disabilities, our Special Needs People. We will present important information about private, … Continue reading

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What is an EMP

What the HECK is an EMP? Wiki Says: An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is a short burst of electromagnetic energy interference caused by an abrupt and rapid acceleration of charged particles, which can damage electronic components by short-circuiting them. An EMP can … Continue reading

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What is SMA?

A Brief Rundown of SMA In this area I will give you a quick, high-level fly-by of the neurological disorder. This is the disorder that has put Little David in a wheelchair from beginning to where he is today in … Continue reading

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Review of Focus Video: Focus on our capabilities and not our disabilities.

REVIEW on Focus Video Focus on our capabilities and not our disabilities. We are not handicapped, but handi-capable! 29 minutes  created 2012 Focus is a relatively short video that  expresses the feelings of most Special Needs People right from the … Continue reading

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Society Recognizes People with Disabilities!

  Society Recognizes People with Disabilities! As we take a quick view into the world of the disabled and the issues they face I have provided many useful links to various assistance programs and sources of necessary equipment to help … Continue reading

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The Ferocious Army of the Disabled – Legal Rights, Equal Rights for All


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United States Social Security Disabililty Income Benefits Information

There is a wide range of Social Security Disability Income Benefits available through the Security Administration . Of course there are certain qualifications that must be met before someone is able to get paid. Click Here to view the booklet prepared by … Continue reading

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Special Needs People Discussion and Comments from Everyone

Special Needs People Discussion and Comments So here we are, trying to gather up some steam to make this more than just a passing thought. I has always been my attempt here to not only do some quick education on … Continue reading

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