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a sucker punch

I was talking to someone the other day. It doesn’t matter who it was. It could have been anyone in Jack’s life. A teacher, a babysitter, a friend, a grandparent, his father, his sister, one of his aunts or uncles . 537 more words


Never Give Up!


Select GOD Created A Miracle For Me

I am one of those people in life who has not only survived trauma I work very hard to inspire others.

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Seems obvious, doesn’t it? Words wound.

Talking over the television, I say, “Mom, how are you today?’

“Oh, okay,” she mumbles.

“I like your pink sweatshirt.”

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A better future for deafblind kids

Panaji: Anuradha Bagchi, deputy director of the Training Centre for Teachers of the Deafblind at the Helen Keller Institute for Deaf and Deafblind stressed on the importance of early intervention among children with deafblindness, pointing out that most families have a hard time digesting the fact that their offspring has a disability and end up seeking help when their child is above six years old. 46 more words
Disability News

Ableism: Every life matters

I recently read an article in the Toronto Star about a man in Japan that entered a care facility, of which he was a former employee, and killed 19 “mentally disabled” people and injured others. 498 more words

Mental Health

Disability and paying for sex

Firstly – is sex a right?

Are we all entitled to have sex? I firmly believe we should all have the option of having a good sex life. 2,391 more words


Share your experiences of claiming Personal Independence Payment

The Government has launched an independent review of how the assessment for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is working. This follows a previous independent review of PIP in 2014.        359 more words