E-Community Activity: Success Stories on the Web

Send this message to the e-community of protégés and mentors.

Subject: Success stories on the web

There are many people with disabilities who have achieved high levels of success. In this activity you will use the Internet to learn their stories and reflect on your own life.

Read about famous individuals with disabilities on at least one of the websites with the following addresses:


Choose a person and read about their life in depth. Send a short message to our electronic community, including an answer to at least one of the following questions.

  1. What attitudes does this person have that contribute to his/her success?
  2. What actions has this person taken to improve his/her life and/or the lives of others?
  3. What have you learned from this person's story that you can apply to your own life?