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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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Aren’t People With Disabilities Important Anymore?

As we are slowly getting back to the new normal, I have to share a couple of thoughts about what happened over the last three months. We had the Covid-19 pandemic which is still going on, although it is getting better. We see thousands and thousands of people die from this pandemic. The doctors and researchers are learning what we…

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HMS School – Different Kind of School

As a child with Cerebral Palsy, education is really difficult to receive. Schools sometimes overlook the potential of the students and not provide the education that the students need. There is a school that is making a difference with students with Cerebral Palsy. It is named HMS School which is in Philadelphia, PA How HMS School Got Started HMS School…

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Utah is Paving the Way With Therapy

I ran upon an article about giving funding for therapy to children with Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida in Utah. If the bill passes into law, it would be the first law in the country that would allow money for therapy. I think that this is awesome in so many ways. Cost for Therapy First, therapy sometimes would cost $50…

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Bullying — Can We Actually End It?

These days bullying is getting worse and it is not improving. Bullying is not new – it’s going on for decades. My dad was bullied when he was a teenager and he is almost 90 years old. In his time, kids did it for fun and would forget it. Today kids can do more damage than in dad’s time or even my…

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Handling Tragedy at Home with Parents

Last few weeks have been kind of stressful because my dad had an accident at home and it was really shocking when I learned about it. As a person with a disability, you cannot just go and take care for your loved one or just visit them when you want to. The bible mentions that we have to take care…

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I co-wrote a book entitled “They said We Couldn’t” with my friend Lisa Cesal about our lives with Cerebral Palsy. We want to spread the message that people who have Cerebral Palsy can do anything they want in life.

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