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Use Technology to Your Advantage: Guide to Career Advancement for People with Disabilities

Thanks to technology, the workplace is much more accommodating to people with disabilities than in years past. With so many jobs being technology-centered, the job market is way more open to those with disabilities. We want to fill you in on a few ways you can use technology to your advantage when you begin advancing your career. That way, you…

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Budget-Friendly Ideas for Individuals with Disabilities who Want to Start a New Hobby

Everyone needs some occasional newness in their life. Whether your kids have moved out and you have more time on your hands, or you simply need a new activity to pass the time, a new hobby can often do the trick. For individuals with disabilities who want to begin a new hobby but don’t know where to start, try out…

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Practical Tips for Soon-to-Be Parents Who Have a Disability

Bringing a new life into the world invokes many emotions and thoughts in parents. Children push you to grow, improve, and sacrifice. Expecting a child is equally thrilling and scary, and you want to prepare yourself and your home as much as possible. For parents who have a disability, the process of preparing for a child might include extra steps,…

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Blazing a Career Path in Business as a Young Adult with Disabilities

Living with a disability, you might be used to people telling you that you can’t do this or you can’t do that. Maybe you’ve heard all about the myths of how people with disabilities can be risky hires in the workplace, and that’s discouraged you from pursuing your dream job. Well, I’m here to tell you that there is no…

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Supported Living For Adults With Learning Disabilities

Last week we talked about guardianship and how it helps a person when it is written for a particular purpose, but if it is not written well, it might cause severe damage to the person. The person must have support around them. Someone might need help at home, at school, at therapy, and in the community as well. How do…

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Webinar on Guardianships and Supported
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Webinar on Guardianships and Supported Living

Last week I attended a webinar on guardianships and supported living. I think these topics are crucial for people to understand. I thought I would write two blog posts on these topics, and today’s post will be on guardianships. The speaker, who gave the webinar, was Jonathan Martinis. He is a lawyer and speaker who talks from the heart. Jonathan…

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How to Vote Safely With a Disability in 2020: United States Presidential election, 2020

In a few weeks, we have a huge election in our country, and with COVID-19, there are a lot of uncertainties that are expected. Some people are thinking they will not vote and that is their opinion. With that being said, we are in a country where we are free to pick whoever we want and that’s so powerful because…

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The Impact of Mobility Scooters on Their Users

As a follow up to our email newsletter, we decided to create a post on our website to let our blog readers know about our latest partnership with a local company that is family owned and operated. That company is known as Mobility Scooters Direct. I will talk to you about a few of their things that may be beneficial to you…

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Caregivers Are Essential – How Do We keep The Good Ones?

Caregiving is a job where a few people can do well and it has a lot of shit to handle – the pun was not intended. Without caregivers, our lives with disabilities would not be the same. That means they are a really important part of our lives, and we don’t think about it sadly enough. Good and Not so…

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