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A Different Way To Think About Disability Accommodation

What blew me away when thinking of the social model of disability was to realize that everything is an accommodation. Everything. Your computer at work. Your chair. Your lunch hour and sick days. Work

04/28/2016 09:19:00 AM

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Working For a Better Life

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  Today, 70% of people with disabilities are not employed, even though polls show that most of them would prefer to work. Incredibly, this is

10/08/2014 05:40:00 AM

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Ingredients for Success

Highlights from the July 15, 2014 Huffington Post article entitled "7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People with Disabilities". In a major study conducted by the University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt

07/25/2014 07:59:00 AM

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When Suicide Hits Close to Home by Rev. Barbara Meyers

By SAMHSA/White Buffalo Calf Women of the Lakota People [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The suicide of Rev. Jennifer Slade, the minister of the Unitarian Church of Norfolk, we are reminded of t

07/21/2014 01:32:00 PM

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The Ins and Outs of Mainstream Life

Two contrasting stories caught my attention this week.  One exemplifies the continuing efforts to include people with disabilities in mainstream life through various media forms.  The other dramatizes

06/07/2014 05:43:00 AM

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