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And done...

Now, I’m qualified to sit for the state licensing boards.

And I gotta tell you.

This was hard to get through.

Not because of the material….the material was easy cheesy. 32 more words

Life

A Brave New Guardianship For Mom

“I’m trapped in a web of people and lawyers that will exhaust my 50 years of sacrifices and savings,” he wrote. “Please, dear God, grant me strength and wisdom to take care of my wife.” 566 more words

Dependency

No offense, but are you disabled or retarded?

How do we decide which words are deemed offensive?

Context gives words meaning, without context words have no meaning. There are some exemptions to this rule, such as ‘nigger’ and ‘faggot’. 668 more words

WHEN THE DISABLED BULLY OTHER DISABLED PERSONS

The word bully causes us to think of a mean, cruel person who harms another by harassing, physical harm, or verbal abuse.   Generally the victim is a smaller person or a disabled person, someone who is weaker due to their challenges.   329 more words

Advocacacy

Living a Healthier Life: A Report by AbilityPath Provides Tips for “Finding Balance”

Written by Sheryl Young, Chief Executive Officer of Community Gatepath (Gatepath) and AbilityPath.org

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make, but hard to keep. According to a recent  741 more words

Community Gatepath

#PerformingDisability and feeling a fraud

I just saw this excellent post by @LUBOttom on performing disability when you have an invisible illness and it made me think of a blog post I’ve had in Draft form on the blog for almost a year now, one that I keep putting off actually finishing and posting. 897 more words

Thoughts

TV Thoughts: Un-Date my heart

There’s a show on TV I really can’t get with and that’s Channel 4’s The Undateables, which is a show that follows, to quote the brief “people living with challenging conditions” as they look for love. 349 more words

Television