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A part of therapy I’ve found helpful, given how much I appreciate being and working with small groups of people (hey, I’m an introvert!), is what’s known as “Group.” It’s a time for a small group of people (generally in my experience less than 10) to come together and, with expert guidance by a mental health professional, share with each other what life has presented. 141 more words


Exploring Week Eleven, Of Walking In This World, Through The Journal Writing Process!

Winter has set in and it has been miserably cold and wet. My motivation to get outside and go for a walk was just not present. 491 more words


Notes from HR: Components of a Successful Interview

From the HR team: three key components to a successful interview.

Interviews have the power to bring out the best or worst in a person. Practice remains the key to success to ensure peak performance during the interview. 361 more words

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Meaningful Work Opportunities

As our understanding of disabilities, supports and equitable treatment improves, so should vocational opportunities.

When I started working with people with developmental disabilities (nearly 15 years ago), it was common for all of the work “opportunities” to be based on contract work in workshops. 375 more words

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The Privileges of Adult Status

People with developmental disabilities deserve the same rights as adults in society, regardless of ability.

Most people don’t have to earn the respect and privilege that comes from adult status. 392 more words

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Improving Community Supports

Everyday courtesies that will overall improve supports.

It’s easy to find situations in the community that are unique to people with developmental and or intellectual disabilities. 457 more words

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Personal and Professional Accountability

Personal and professional accountability is a choice.

I don’t think there is any better way to talk about business and life accountability than to use youth sports as an example. 280 more words

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