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My Time at Wilder Adult Day Services

I keep wanting to write more statuses about my experience yesterday with the Amherst E. Wilder Adult Day Services center, so I decided to just blog about it. 2,226 more words

Understanding Mental Retardation: A Resource For Parents, Caregivers, and Counselors Book Review

     Understanding Mental Retardation: A Resource For Parents, Caregivers, and Counselors written by Patricia Ainsworth in 2004 is a description of problems people with an intellectual disability (ID) go through in each stage of their life from infancy to elderly. 319 more words

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IA - Police continue search for missing woman Rachelle Henry

MASON CITY | Authorities are continuing to search for a missing North Iowa woman last seen about 10 days ago.

According to Mason City police, Rachelle Diane Henry, 43, boarded a bus on Sept. 37 more words


Interview With a Caregiver for the Intellectually Disabled

Interview with a Caregiver for the Intellectually Disabled

By: Candace Jankowski                  September 7, 2014

Candace: What is your opinion on person’s with intellectual disabilities on dating? 489 more words

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Dating in the Intellectually Disabled Community

Have you ever seen an intellectually disabled couple out in the community? If you have, you have seen one of very few. Relationships are frowned upon by parents, family members, and even administrators of group homes related to intellectually disabled persons. 665 more words

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Exploring the support services at Vancouver Island University

I’m going to go through the process of trying to get help through the centre for students with disabilities. Let’s see what kind of support is available for those with mental health issues in BC and how it compares with my experience in Ontario in 2009/10/11. 625 more words


Becoming A Productive Student and Employee

Can a person with mental disabilities and emotional challenges achieve peak performance and develop as a transformational leader? There are too many people, including Veterans, assuming that they are unable to succeed at school and work because of their state of mind. 86 more words