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International FASD Awareness Day

Today, September 9th, is International FASD Awareness Day!

What is FASD? See this post about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Consider taking a few moments today to talk to someone with FASD and find out how it affects his or her life. 36 more words

3 People Who Need You to Be Aware

Is a whole month dedicated to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) awareness really necessary? There are so many “awareness” months already for things like breast cancer, autism, and Down syndrome. 523 more words

Realities

PCA Relationships

I want to talk about getting too close to your caregivers.  I use pca services, so I understand how difficult it can be to stay within professional boundaries. 113 more words

My Gimp Survival kit

I think most disable people should have these items on hand.  Velcro one wrap, dura loc Velcro.  Velcro one wrap is great for making loops and cuffs;  dura loc Velcro is great for adhering things to a flat surface.  155 more words

Cp

GEEKING OUT ABOUT #MARCHINGWITHME

On January 21, millions gathered around the US to advocate for equality, health care, love, and solidarity for the Women’s March. What originally started as a march on Washington, DC spanned nationwide from New York, Philadelphia, Portland, Austin, Chicago, and Minneapolis, to name a few (there were at least 673 “sister marches” across the county), making it one of the biggest one-day protests in US history. 801 more words

Journalism

State of the Fleet:  New Year's Edition

It has been a long, long while since I’ve updated here (don’t count the book tag, that’s even been sitting for months) and while a lot hasn’t actually happened, a lot has happened.   1,297 more words

Fleet Gets Personal