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Taking More Time

There is one section of the New York Times website that has truly fascinated me. They stepped beyond the small usual multi-media videos we are adapting to. 245 more words

Ableist Language

Ableist language and ableism is one of the last “isms” we really need to tackle in society. Many of us who experience the disability even use these words. 83 more words

Mental Health

Cerebral Palsy Book Review

Perspectives on Disease and Disorders: Cerebral Palsy by Jacqueline Langwith is a book about the Intellectual Disability (ID) of Cerebral Palsy (CP). Langwith explains all of the in’s and out’s of this disability from: causes, treatments, prevention, and different research studies that have been conducted. 271 more words

Intellectual Disability

That those with mental disabilities may receive the love and help they need...

The Holy Father’s prayer intentions for the month of September were for those with mental disabilities, “that they may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life”, and for service for the poor, “that Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering.” 445 more words

Catholic

Give Them Dignity

People with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) have rights that many people ignore. They have the same rights to protect their dignity, their pride, and their independence-what little they may have-as people without disabilities with additional ones as well. 420 more words

Intellectual Disability

Dear Media, Stop Perpetuating the PTSD Phobia!

Article in: CNN iReport

Written by: By sgourley  |  Posted September 23, 2014  |  Evansville, Indiana

For the last few years, veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been hot and heavy topics in the headlines. 888 more words

PTSD

The Potential of Genius in Persons with Disabilities

Unfortunately, one of the most overlooked and devalued groups of people are those with disabilities. In the USA, the most progressive country in the world, there is still great disparity in the treatment and access to school and work opportunities for differently-abled persons, especially those with non-visible and mental disabilities.   55 more words