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No One Has A Right To Sex - I Agree But You Are Misusing The Concept Of Rights

As someone who is disabled and a punter I read with interest a post on Feminist Current who’s message is encapsulated in the following quote… 553 more words

April is National Minority Health Month

We mark National Minority Health Month during the month of April to raise awareness about the health disparities that affect all racial and ethnic minorities, including those with disabilities. 150 more words

Disability And Prostitution

Below is an interesting article on the use of sex workers by people with disabilities living in Germany, http://www.myhandicap.com/disability-prostitut.html. The piece focuses on one brothel which is accessible to wheelchair users. 463 more words

A Response to the Article, "The Missing Voices of Oppression in Brene Brown’s “The Power of Vulnerability”

I came across a blog by an author, Rachel Cohen-Rottenberg, who described a less than favorable series of therapy experiences.  She admitted to being hard-of-hearing.  She felt a sense of alienation and shame that, from her perspective, was more associated with social attitudes towards people with disabilities than some chemical imbalance that caused a mood disorder diagnosis.  712 more words

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STAR Riding uses horses to help people with disabilities

STAR Riding is enjoying a growth spurt.“When I started as program coordinator, we had nine riders,” Kim Davies said. “We are now up to 30 riders, and by this time next year, we should probably have about 60 to 70 riders.”Established in 1996, STAR Riding is also known as Specialized Therapeutic and Recreational Riding. 447 more words

Physical Disabilities

Summit DD Implements Active Intruder Protocols to Ensure Safety

(Buck Buchanan – Safety Committee Team Lead)

From enhancing online security to providing transportation tips for harsh weather conditions, Summit DD is dedicated to ensuring the health, safety and welfare of those we serve. 364 more words

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