Diveheart Malaysia: Buletin TV3 – Dream of becoming scuba divers with disability

Realisasi Impian OKU Jadi Penyelam Skuba (video)

Realization of a Dream for a Scuba Diver with a Disability

Buletin TV3 Malaysia

Aktiviti selam skuba terbukti berkesan sebagai proses pemulihan dan latihan terapeutik khusus kepada golongan orang kurang upaya OKU.

Ikuti laporan Mohd Ishak Abdillah Ngah, yang menyelami impian golongan itu.

Watch video on Youtube.

Dive Right In | Comcast Newsmakers – Diveheart’s Tinamarie Hernandez

Dive Right In | Comcast Newsmakers – Diveheart’s Tinamarie Hernandez (video)

Diveheart is a nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. The purpose of Diveheart is to provide and support educational scuba diving programs that are open to any child, adult or veteran with a
disability, with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person.

We’ve discovered the forgiving weightless wonder of the water column provides the perfect gravity-free environment for those who might otherwise struggle on land. Underwater, everyone is equal.

Diveheart works with individuals who have a variety of disabilities, including physical and developmental disabilities, vision and hearing impairments, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and more.

Diveheart seeks to help its participants “Imagine the Possibilities” in their lives.

View article & video here.

Adaptive Scuba Program Empowers Disabled DC Kids

Adaptive Scuba program Empowers Disabled DC Kids (video)

WUSA-TV 9, Washington DC

Diveheart and it’s many skilled volunteers work to build confidence, independence and self-esteem in children, adults and veterans of all abilities through adaptive SCUBA.

The goal of the program is to help people of all ages with disabilities realize their capabilities and overcome any obstacles they may face.

Diveheart is a non-profit organization. Great Day Washington’s Andi Hauser traveled to Key Largo, FL to bring you the inspiring story of these four children from the Washington DC area.

View article & video on WUSA-TV9 website here.

Diveheart: We Are All Equals Under the Water (video)

Diveheart: We Are All Equals Under the Water (video)

WUSA-TV9, Washington DC

Great Day Washington reporter Andi Hauser travels to Wakefield High School pool in Arlington, VA to learn how Diveheart, an adaptive scuba program is changing lives.

The goal of the program is to help people of all ages with disabilities realize their capabilities and overcome any obstacles they face in life.

View article & video on WUSA-TV9 website here.

ABC 7 Chicago: Diveheart Helps People with Disabilities Gain Confidence

Chicago Proud: Diveheart Helps People with Disabilities Gain Confidence through Scuba Diving (video)

ABC 7 Chicago

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago Proud is an ongoing series of ABC 7 Eyewitness News reports and programming efforts spotlighting the remarkable people who make us proud of our hometown.

Diveheart is organization that uses scuba diving to help build confidence in people living with disabilities.

Utilizing certified adaptive dive buddies, Diveheart provides safe and inclusive activities for adaptive divers to enjoy the wonders of the aquatic world.

View article and video on ABC 7 Chicago website

WBEZ 91.5 Chicago NPR: Disability Therapy Through Scuba Diving – Tinamarie Hernandez

Global Activism: Disability Therapy Through Scuba Diving – Interview with Diveheart’s Tinamarie Hernandez

WBEZ 91.5FM / NPR

The organization Diveheart believes in the therapeutic value of scuba diving for people with physical disabilities. Since 2002, they have offered the thrill of weightlessness to people across the U.S. and in Mexico, Israel, Australia, China and the Caribbean. Diveheart works with people with autism, reduced mobility and reduced vision or hearing. An underwater experience can open up physical and psychological possibilities for participants. Joining us to discuss the program is Diveheart’s executive director, Tinamarie Hernandez.

View article & listen on WBEZ site

NBC 5 Chicago: Diveheart Offers Scuba Therapy for Disabled Community

Diveheart Offers Scuba Therapy for Disabled Community (video)

NBC 5 Chicago News: Making A Difference

A non-profit in Downers Grove is making a difference. The organization is asking people to donate wetsuits in hopes to use them to take children, adults and veterans with disabilities scuba diving. NBC 5’s Anayeli Ruiz has the details.

View article and video on NBC 5 Chicago website

Catholic Chicago Radio: Interview with Gabe Spataro & Jim Elliott

Catholic Chicago Radio: Interview with Gabe Spataro & Jim Elliott

Archdiocese of Chicago
WNDZ 750AM

Diveheart is a non-profit organization that uses scuba diving to help build confidence and self-esteem in children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Guests: Jim Elliott; Gabe Spataro.

CBS11 News: North Texas Group Takes People With Disabilities Diving

North Texas Group Takes People With Disabilities Diving (video)

CBS 11 News

Living with a disability can often mean being told you can’t do certain things but one North Texas group wants the disabled to know there one thing they can do.

View article and video on CBS11 website

Naperville (Illinois) NCTV17: Diveheart Provides Safe Activities for Adaptive Divers

Naperville (Illinois) NCTV17: Diveheart Provides Safe Activities for Adaptive Divers to enjoy the wonders of the aquatic world (video)

The purpose of Diveheart is to provide and support educational scuba diving programs that are open to any child, adult or veteran with a disability, with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person.

Utilizing certified adaptive dive buddies, Diveheart provides safe and inclusive activities for adaptive divers to enjoy the wonders of the aquatic world. The forgiving, weightless wonder of the water column provides the perfect gravity-free environment for those who might otherwise struggle on land. Underwater, we’re all equal.

Diveheart focuses on abilities not disabilities to instill the can do spirit. The goal is to inspire participants to take on challenges that before might have seemed impossible. Using zero gravity and the adventure paradigm, they help participants believe that if they can scuba dive they can do anything.

Programming is available to individuals who have a variety of disabilities, including physical and developmental disabilities, vision and hearing impairments, amputations, traumatic brain injuries, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and more. Diveheart seeks to help its participants “Imagine the Possibilities” in their lives.

View article and video on NCTV17 website