Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Daylight Savings Time

Happy Friday Everyone! This post is for those of us who haven't yet recuperated from Daylight Savings Time. Last week we all had to change our clocks 1 hour forward for Daylight Savings Time. There are many opinions about DST, I’m not sure what yours is and I don’t really have one. I thought I [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Daylight Savings Time

Disability Integration Act Call-In Day

Today is Disability Integration Act Call-In Day! Disability Integration Act (DIA), S. 2427, was introduced on December 18, 2015 by Senator Chuck Schumer of New York. This historic legislation would finally end the institutional bias in long term care in the U. S. by comprehensively addressing and eliminating barriers to community integration faced by people [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Disability Integration Act Call-In Day

AT&T Broadband

AT&T Low Cost Broadband program AT&T is offering low-cost wire-line home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least 1 resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) With an address in AT&T’s 21-state serving area, at which we offer wire-line home Internet service. Service availability and speed may vary by address. AT&T will assign you the [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on AT&T Broadband

Monday, Monday

Happy Friday, in preparation for the weekend, here is something to think about when you are laying in bed Sunday night. Have you ever woken up and just wanted to stay in bed, I think that happens to many people every Monday. I think Mondays are the most important day of the week; to me, [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|World|Comments Off on Monday, Monday

Friday Post-Bullying!

I hope you enjoy our Weekly Friday Posts, here's the first of many: I have a close friend who was having a bad week. She didn’t feel good about the way she looked and thought that no one could stand her. She kept reliving things from her past that had happened more than five years [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|World|Comments Off on Friday Post-Bullying!

RJP & BP

Restorative Justice Practices and Bullying Prevention Avoiding a zero tolerance policy and focusing on prevention and respect is the focus.There are strict rules when it comes to how people are to interact with each other for RJP and BP. Restorative Justice Practices are strategies that are meant to encourage a sense of community and create [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on RJP & BP

2016 “No Boundaries” Photo Project

Disability.gov Seeks Participants for Its Fourth “No Boundaries” Photo Project Since 2011, Disability.gov has proudly featured individuals with disabilities who have achieved employment success in our “No Boundaries” Photo Project. As we launch our fourth installment of the series, we celebrate the diverse skills, talents and life stories of each participant we have profiled so [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|World|Comments Off on 2016 “No Boundaries” Photo Project

Suicide: Prevention or Assistance?

Suicide prevention or assistance, what do we really want? Assisted suicide bills are sprouting up in legislatures all over the united states, and for people with disabilities, especially people with very significant disabilities, these laws are very troubling. Imagine you have just recently been in an accident, and had a spinal cord injury, your going [...]

By | March 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suicide: Prevention or Assistance?