Online Rituals as One Means Toward Solidarity: Part Two

Today, rituals don’t have to be prerecorded as they are by the Unitarian Universalists or restricted to typing. Rituals in Google+ conferences or Skype bring an even greater sense of contact through visual and audio communication. [Read more…]

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. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter. Sure Could Use [Read More…]

UK: Health Care in Other Nations

I asked other practitioners with disabilities to join me in learning about different types of socioeconomic systems and how they have been implemented in other nations. Today’s feature is an interview with a UK Pagan on universal health care in her country. [Read more…]

Frank and Funny Conversations about Disabilities.

Video by AttitudeTV Living with a disability has its tough times… but lots of lighter moments too. We interviewed people all over the country to hear their insights; these frank and funny conversations reveal the truth about disability and today we bring you the best moments from that series. English CC provided. [Read more…]

Saving our Energy

As a teenager I worked in an after school program. I was assigned as a janitor in the elementary building to a tough but very smart boss. He wasn’t much taller than me, and I was only four feet eleven inches or so at the time but his sense of presence made him seem enormous. [Read More…]

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. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow me on Twitter. Resources for the [Read More…]

Making an Important but Tough Decision

Please forgive any errors you may find in today’s post. Keep reading and you’ll understand. I got a call from the principal at the school I substitute at. I’ve been anxiously waiting to hear from her hoping to help get students oriented the first week of school. Instead she offered me a full time job. [Read More…]

EnableTalk Gloves Worn on the Wrong Hand?

In the post “High Tech Gloves Translate Sign Language into Text and Voice” there is a video about EnableTalk gloves. This technology is being developed to translate sign language into speech. I wondered how it would effect the Deaf Community and those who are speech impaired. Would they welcome the technology? Ocean, from the Deaf [Read More…]

High Tech Gloves Translate Sign Language into Text and Voice

SlateNewsChannel video about the new sensor-heavy gloves that translate sign language users’ gestures into text and voice. How will this effect the Deaf Community and those who are speech impaired? Will they welcome the technology or will there be similar controversy as there is surrounding cochlear implants? EnableTalk doesn’t involve surgery but it will effect [Read More…]

Pagans with Disabilities or Developmental Differences Anthology Still Accepting Submissions

Please Distribute Call for Submissions/Writers: E-mail for inquiries and submissions: tara.miller21 (at) gmail.com; please put “Immanion Press Anthology Submission” in your subject line. The new submission date for rough drafts is August 31, 2012. Megalithica Books, an imprint of Immanion Press (Stafford, U.K./Portland, OR, U.S.A.) is seeking submissions for a magic anthology from the perspective [Read More…]