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Become Your Own Health Advocate & 7 Ways to Take Back Control of Your Life

It started with my daughter. She was sick ALL. THE. TIME.

From constant ear infections as a toddler to picking up every germ at pre-school. She was on more antibiotics than I can remember before she was five. 1,132 more words


It all started with the disposable nitrile gloves - The story of Sustainability in Conservation (so far)

Today’s Guest Post is by Caitlin Southwick, the Executive Director and Founder of Sustainability in Conservation

SiC, Sustainability in Conservation is a non-governmental organization (NGO) aimed at building awareness and providing resources and programs for incorporating more ecological awareness and sustainable practices into the fields of conservation and cultural heritage. 745 more words


Honoring Ed Roberts Day Through Self-Advocacy

Ed Roberts (1939-1995) was a civil rights leader, an activist, and an independent living pioneer. He was a strong advocate and self-advocate, fighting for full access to education, housing, employment, and community participation for people with disabilities who were otherwise shut out from opportunity. 362 more words

Fundraising Events Are More Than Just Money

Fundraising events are more than just money. Fundraising is building relationships with the non-profits and the cause that the organization is funding for. These fund raising events can have people and organizations that donates in the organization for a longer term. 308 more words

more than just number 13 and 14

Stand with the Human Rights Union (HRU) to ratify the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Amendments! All the media coverage about government shutdown, impeachment, climate change, democrats vs republicans, and the daily viral video are distractions from what matters most, … 188 more words

Human Rights Union

The Down-side of Touch screens For Visually Impaired Users

The paradox of touch screen technology is that it both increases and decreases independence for people with little or no vision. Here’s why…

The advent of touch screen technology in many ways has been a God-send for me. 769 more words


Enough With the Hate

Social media is a terrible place to be. It started out with good intentions, I’m sure, but it’s become such a cesspool of inconsiderate, filterless vitriol that it truly takes my breath away. 1,196 more words