Students with Disabilities and Self-Advocacy

In the United States, August is National Back to School month. Here are a few links to help college students who have disabilities. Sorry, it doesn’t include any back to school sales or sure fire excuses for late homework. Virginia Tech Self-Advocacy Video Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities [Read More…]

Frida and Me

For Frida, art was her creative outlet. Her way of dealing with disabilities. For me, it’s writing. For others, maybe singing. What I know is it’s important to find a way to express yourself. A way to unburden your mind and soul and remind yourself of the cycle of life. [Read more…]

Two Posts of Interest

Articles of interest: “Separation of religion and medicine?” by Drea Parker and “One Wiccan’s Journey Through Depression” by White Wave. [Read more…]

March on Washington

“Because they marched, America became more free and more fair — not just for African Americans, but for women and Latinos, Asians and Native Americans; for Catholics, Jews, and Muslims; for gays, for Americans with a disability.” – President Obama WATCH: Highlights from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington The full speech. [Read more…]

Misery in the state of Missouri: Politics, Ethics, and Common Sense (warning triggers)

Furry and wrath race along my spine and down my arms into my fingertips as I start to write this. I’ve taken a long break from reading political. Yesterday, however, I heard my Missouri Representative’s comments. Rep. Todd Akin, on the Fox News Jaco Report said: “legitimate rape” rarely results in pregnancy because “the female [Read More…]

Make Your Mark For Equal Social Services

This morning a neighbor came by. She had a friendly smile and held a plastic bag in front with one hand and held her other hand behind her back. I tried to get a peek at what she was hiding but couldn’t see. I figured it was copies of Watchtower and Awake! since she usually [Read More…]

Blogging Against Disablism

Diary of a Goldfish blog hosted a Blogging Against Disablism Day. I’ve been reading through the blogs that participated and found that I can relate to many of the writer’s experiences. College and Disability blog “Why are so many people with disabilities unemployed?” The author notes that according to the US Department of Labor 15.2% [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. Not just weekly but every weekday. You can stay informed by adding me to one of your social circles on Google+ or follow [Read More…]