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Chilling images of mental illness in Africa

This series of photographs, published in a book called Condemned by photographer Robin Hammond, has been on my mind for days.

In war-ravaged countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, severely mentally disabled men and women – even children – are chained and locked away for years on end. 175 more words


Escaping Reality: Vacationing With a Disability

Anyone who has ever gone on vacation knows that they can be very stressful and difficult to plan for. Anyone who has ever planned a vacation for their family members that have a disability can tell you that it is sometimes difficult to find accessible options for the whole family to enjoy together. 1,105 more words

Lawyers: Death-row inmate is mentally ill - Arkansas Online (subscription)

Lawyers: Death-row inmate is mentally ill
Arkansas Online (subscription)
A jury will determine whether Williams should receive a new sentence of life without parole instead of death by lethal injection.

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Resource: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

JAN (Job Accommodation Network) answers questions about workplace disability accommodations, or questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Wonder if your job can make a reasonable accommodation for your disability? 231 more words

Each Mind Matters

The Heavenly Wedding

The Heavenly Wedding

By now I’m sure you can guess what’s going to happen in this children’s legend.

Once upon a time there was a peasant boy who heard the preacher say that whosoever wanted to get into heaven must always go straight on. 864 more words