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6 Wheelchair User LessonsMonths ago, 56-year-old Susan Schaub of Albert Lea, Minnesota, had ankle surgery. She then wrote about her six-week experience of having to use a wheelchair and gave me permission

1,300 Friendship Groups Serve Adults with DisabilitiesFriendship Ministries of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a nonprofit organization that has helped start 1,300 "Friendship groups" in the U.S. and Latin America

Love, Olivia Holiday Boutique in Rocklin set for November 19thLove, Olivia" proudly hosts its annual Holiday Boutique, featuring over 30 local vendors, a bake sale, a raffle, and a visit

Cognitive Function Tests Reliable For People With Intellectual DisabilitiesResearchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute have found that a battery of tests appears to have strong potential for measuring cognitive changes over time for people with intellectual disabilities.

Harvard Law Grad with Autism AdvocatesThe Washington D.C.-based Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) is a nonprofit organization run by and for people on the autism spectrum

Young Adult Bereavement Art GroupThe UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24

California Legislature Approves Youth Suicide Prevention BillSacramento--The California Assembly has approved a bill that would require the adoption of comprehensive suicide prevention plans by local California school districts

College Program for Students With Intellectual DisabilitiesThey have a residential, individualized academic program at Millersville University (Penn.) for students with intellectual disabilities, where students right now are working through

Autism Speaks Exec Speaks OutLorri Unumb of Lexington, South Carolina, is vice president of state government affairs at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization

Eye Doctor Opening People's EyesHis disability forced a major career change, one that has benefited thousands. Dr. John Shepherd since 2008 has been director of the

OH Biz Executive Fights DementiaIt was a rough transition for Paulan Gordon of Cincinnati, Ohio.

How Counseling Nourishes Your Life & Your GoalsHow often do you get fifty minutes to truly focus on yourself in a productive way?




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