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Disability Myths and Why They are Harmful

I cannot even begin to fathom the number of times I have seen a post shared regarding disability. This post, among other ridiculous things, claims that people can easily get disability for being “crazy” or for a fake back injury. 474 more words

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Center Military Working Group Meeting

Center Military invites you to attend our monthly Working Group Meeting!

Center Military is composed of LGBT Veterans, Military service members, and their Families (VMF) as well as organizations and allies in the D.C. 125 more words


An Unconventional Bar Mitzvah

by Susan Arndt

It’s hard to believe we just celebrated my son’s Bar Mitzvah.  Zachary was born a beautiful healthy baby, but at the age of sixteen months, he started having seizures.   479 more words

New term. New start.

Whether it’s School, College or University, starting a new term can mean a chance for a fresh start.

If you have learning support needs, this can mean extra preparation. 555 more words


The One Where Things Get Cringey: Sharing My Awkward Moments #EndTheAwkward

Cringe worthy doesn’t even come close to todays blog.

I hope you’re ready to be squirming in your seats as you hear some of my awkward stories. 1,606 more words


‘Callous’ Tory Welfare Axe Could Hit 43% Of Disabled Benefit Claimants

Iain Duncan Smith is facing an investigation by the United Nations, over whether his welfare cuts are a ‘gross’ human rights violation.

Tory plans to slash the number of people claiming sickness and disability benefits, would cut the number of claimants by up to 43% and reduce crucial support for severely disabled people… 739 more words

Looking For Marbels

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He cannot talk, read or write, but Government want severely disabled Stuart Chester to fill in 20-page form to keep benefits

A SEVERELY disabled young man who is unable to talk, read or write and needs round-the-clock care from his mother is the latest target in Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms. 866 more words


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