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John McKenna's tribute to Stella Young

This is disability commentator and blogger John McKenna’s tribute to Stella Young, writer, comedian, journalist and disability activist who died last Saturday. Watch Stella’s TED Talk… 10 more words

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The rhythm of mornings on the Ridge

(I am spending two and a half months living on my parents’ place in the mountains in rural Eastern Oregon with my two preschool-age children. Shaye, who is five, insists on going to kindergarten, even during our short stay. 1,390 more words

"Casey, Fitzpatrick Supported Bill Helps Disabled People Save For Future"

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This December 8, 2014 article on the Levittown Now website talks about a bill that if passed would allow for tax-free savings accounts to help people with disabilities without risk of losing other benefits such as Social Security.


Farewell Stella Young

This morning I took to Twitter as I usually do throughout the day to keep an eye on the latest breaking news and information about politics and the world around us. 498 more words

Disability Issues

"Bipartisan bill to widen federal help for disabled"

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This December 3, 2014 Herald-Standard article talks about the bill that if passed will allow people with disabilities to have a tax-free savings account for things like housing, transportation, and health care without risking the loss of other benefits like Social Security


Seperate Is Not Equal: Video Games

I have been a dedicated gamer since I could hold a controller. As much as I’ve loved playing them, I’ve always sucked at them. While I’m sure 95% of my  “noobness” is my own coordination, I take pride knowing there’s at least a 5% influence of the fact I can’t easily maneuver my controller. 568 more words