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The Double D's: Disability and Depression

Depression! There I said it… A very disabling condition that many people face in life. But what about people who live with other disabilities? What happens when they become depressed? 149 more words

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ADA 25/VSA40 and NCIL... 

Where do i begin to say how this has truly been the best week of my life and learning more about advocacy and more. There are so many visions in my head so I will start from Sunday the 26th, the actual 25th anniversary date of the ADA. 792 more words

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Parental Rights Include Disability Equality: A Call to Action for Psychology

By Alette Coble-Temple, PsyD (Ms. Wheelchair California 2015 and Professor, John F. Kennedy University)

Becoming a parent is considered a basic human right in our country. 1,066 more words

Children And Youth

How 25 Years of the "Americans with Disabilities Act" Has Benefited All of Us

By Dana S. Dunn, PhD (Professor of Psychology, Moravian College)

Three cheers for the ADA at 25 years of age!

The signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law in July 1990 dramatically changed the social and political landscape of the United States for the better. 725 more words


Disability Employment Framework Enquiry

I’ve uploaded a copy of my submission to my Google Plus page for anyone who is interested to read.

You’ll find it under the posts page at; 9 more words

Disability Employment

Be prepared!

John Mckenna, disability commentator, has resumed his blog after a break. This comic strip evolved from John’s observation that in negotiating with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) it was surprising that people with disabilities and their families did not seem to be taking third party support people with them, that having this extra set of eyes and ears was good value – and a good practice generally.


Dying to Talk.

Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to adults with intellectual disability, and discuss end-of-life planning in everyday contexts. 16 more words