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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

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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 08:43:00 AM

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, (CRPD) by Arthur Tackman

06/02/2014 09:05:00 PM

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Moving at a glacier pace by Warren Brown

Photo by Luca Galuzzi - www.galuzzi.it I agree that overall awareness and empathy for those with differing abilities has increased somewhat over the last 50 years. Steps such as closed captioning at m

04/24/2014 04:10:00 PM

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Step By Step

It may move at glacier speed, but more and more the needs of people with disabilities are being addressed in our society in ways both large and small.  The latest to catch my eye involves the simple b

04/21/2014 09:21:00 AM

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