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A Stumbling Block

So, there’s a joke that’s funny to rabbis and cantors (and almost no one else!) that their favorite day is Rosh Chodesh (the first day of the new month) Cheshvan, the first day of the second month of the Jewish calendar year. 1,056 more words


Office life for Deaf people

Charlie Swinbourne, The Guardian

What’s it like to work in an office when you are Deaf?

Publication date: 31 May 2012
Ranking: useful

Explains many of the barriers faced by Deaf people when working in a variety of types of offices. 74 more words


Curse & Blessing.

On a days like today, where anger and rage brew deep inside from places I thought were long snuffed-out, I am reminded to breathe deep over and over again. 376 more words


More positively supporting a person with dementia

In the last few days, someone asked me for this list/graphic of a power point slide I have of it, but I cannot find my notes, nor remember who, hence I am reposting it here today. 44 more words


Twenty Questions With - Lorna

I have a guest post over at Wheelescapades today.  I’d like to thank Gemma for hosting me, even though I avoided the tea question!

Go over and have a read and subscribe to Wheelescapades while you’re there! 6 more words


EHRC celebrates 10th birthday with call for new powers | DisabledGo News and Blog

The equality watchdog has asked the government for significant new powers, including the ability to inspect buildings that are flouting access laws. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said it needed stronger powers to hold “powerful and well-resourced” governments and large organisations to account. 129 more words


Loving yourself when life gets tough

I can’t even begin to explain the changes and upheavals my little family has gone through in the last few weeks. I planned my family so spectacularly brilliantly, that multiple major life events crashed their way through September one after another, like the worst kind of new rollercoaster built to challenge all your senses at once. 1,075 more words

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