Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you. Not just weekly but every weekday. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter.

The Arc, an organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, launched a new community advocacy group this week. The National Council of Self Advocates is open to members who wish to work as disability advocates in their community. There will be online training opportunities.

“Hungary chooses most beautiful wheelchair user”
by By Pablo Gorondi AP This was the first pageant of it’s kind in Europe and will be repeated annually. The winner was Katalin Eszter Varga. The first Ms. Wheelchair America pageant was held in 1973.

The Guardian UK blog “Why did pub silence karaoke fans with learning disabilities? – Nicola Clark on the patrons with learning disabilities told they couldn’t sing at their regular venue”

Science Daily “Study Shows Brain Flexibility, Gives Hope for Natural-Feeling Neuroprosthetics”

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