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Think ahead, think Streets Ahead - Campaign video from Guide Dogs

Check out ‘Think ahead, think Streets Ahead‘, an awareness raising video from Guide Dogs made by young NCS graduates in King’s Lynn. NCS describes itself as  ‘a way for 15 to 17 year olds living in England and Northern Ireland to make extraordinary friendships, learn the skills they don’t teach you in class and create unforgettable memories.’ Well done and thank you, a great job. Do please keep at it!

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Reimagining the Future: Stretching Small Thoughts

Meet Heather!

Heather is a friend of mine whom I first became acquainted with during a Family Studies class at Middle Tennessee State University in 1995. 608 more words

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Fired Up

I’ve been a bit quiet! Not for lack of trying! Over the last few weeks, and the lasf couple of days in particular, I have been burning to write about some topical events, but sadly WordPress would not open on my new work computer until I accidentally stubmled across the “Compatability View” option. 226 more words

Allies for Inclusion promotes an awareness of disability issues

COLUMBIA — What do Donald Trump, David Beckham and Cameron Diaz all have in common?Obsessive compulsive disorder, according to an interactive computer quiz at Allies for Inclusion: The Abililty Exhibit, the centerpiece for MU’s Celebrate Ability Week held Wednesday through Thursday at Memorial Student Union.OCD is one of the many disabilities or disorders represented at the exhibit, which focuses on educating the public on how to include, respect and comfort those with disabilities while promoting the awareness of disability issues, according to the MU events website.”People still function with a lot of misunderstandings, and so an exhibit like this, I think, helps to shake some of those concepts and helps people to rethink what they understand,” said Barbara Hammer, the director of the MU Disability Center. 453 more words

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Missoula legislative candidate forum to focus on aging, disability issues

The Disability and Aging Alliance of Missoula in collaboration with Parents Let’s Unite for Kids, the ARC of Montana and Disability Rights Montana is holding a Missoula County legislative candidates forum at the Hilton Garden Inn on Thursday, Oct. 164 more words

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Reimagining Autism: Living Beyond ...

Andrew, my twelve year old son, has big dreams! Although diagnosed with low vision due to albinism at two months and then diagnosed with autism at two years, he plans for his future just like anyone else his age.   873 more words

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