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Unhelpful Helping

Just a quick anecdote about those folks who feel the need to assist people with disabilities, whether they desire it or not. I’m sure many of you can empathize. I just tripped and fell, which is a common occurrence in … Continue reading

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Ferguson Commission Report

After the death of Michael Brown, Jr. on Aug. 9, 2014, “Ferguson” came to symbolize racial strife and inequality in the United States. From Paris to London to Singapore and throughout this country, the circumstances surrounding and following his death … Continue reading

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And She Wore A Cloak of Purple – Should #Fashion Matter to a Leader with #Disabilities?

Any leader who has the opportunity to walk in several stations among humanity also has several suits of clothing. Regardless of the garb, be it robes of a prince or rags of a pauper, that leader would be wise to … Continue reading

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#Disability Infographic – How many of us are there really?

Just a light quick post. Someone asked “How many of you are there, anyway?” People with disabilities? Many. About 2 in 10 adults live with a disability. And below, I just happen to have a lovely little graphic with information … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Uniqueness of Partnership with Pets, Guide Dogs

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” John Muir, The Yosemite (1912) P. 256 According to authors like David Prim in … Continue reading

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#ThowbackThursday : Paralympics

  Did you know the first Paralympics was held in 1960? And there are photos and video from them? Yup!  Right here: http://www.paralympic.org/the-ipc/history-of-the-movement

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