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March 27, 2014

We all know about the controversy surrounding the legalization of marijuana in the United States, and just like all controversies, it’s never a black and white issue. There’s always a grey area, which is certainly the case for...

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February 27, 2014

In my recent blog, “Wheelchair for a Day”, I talked about the idea that some companies are using for “sensitivity training” of employees who work with people with disabilities... able-bodied people using wheelchairs for a day as their...

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February 9, 2014

Come on! Aren't there some lives to save somewhere? Homeless to help? Limbs for the limbless? There must be some better use of time and money than gadgety prosthetic technology for the sake of "look what we did" science.
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January 24, 2014

I read an article recently about a company in the wheelchair industry that asked their employees, who were able-bodied, to use a wheelchair for a day to better understand what their customers go through on a day-to-day basis. They were...

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January 2, 2014

After my recent blog, “I Was Born This Way…Or Not”, I was very enlightened by all of the responses that I got. It is very intriguing how two people who live the same circumstance, living life with a disability, can have such opposite...

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December 2, 2013

As someone who lives with a disability that was acquired, I often think about my life before wheels. I remember what it feels like to get up and walk, run, dance, jump, feel my feet, and unfortunately stub my toe. I feel like,...

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October 29, 2013

In my daily readings, I recently came across this quote from Scott Hamilton: “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” As a person with a disability, I reposted it, thinking to myself, “Wow. How true is that?” My outlook on life...

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October 16, 2013

I read a truly touching story recently about a beautiful baby boy and his quest for mobility. The story was that of Colton Darst, who just celebrated his first birthday in September. Colton entered this world with a couple of big...

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September 25, 2013

So, is it throwing the baby out with the bathwater? You know, the equivalent of bath night in one basin for a family of minimal means, where last in line, and rank and file, is forsaken for the mud and mire.

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September 23, 2013

As a wheelchair user, I have been one of those people who gets very frustrated when I go to look for an “accessible” parking spot or an “accessible” stall in the public restroom and there isn’t one available. The frustration isn’t that...

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September 11, 2013

Fair Employment or Cheating? You decide. Earlier this year, Disney World vowed to take action after reports surfaced about wealthy visitors who were hiring people with disabilities to accompany them at the popular theme park so their...

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