I have been saturated lately with “ism” words. Words like racism, sexism, and ageism to name a few. They each reference a form of oppression.... Read more » Read More...

Benefits of Employment

October 15, 2020

In support of October being Disability Employment Awareness Month, I originally wrote an article about the myths around employment, disability and benefits. When I was... Read more » Read More...

Recently, I was asked to rate the level of inclusion for our community on a scale of 1-10. The question prompted a lively discussion with... Read more » Read More...

Voting With a Disability

August 24, 2020

Your vote ensures your perspective is considered in the determination of our public officials at the federal, state, and local levels. Individuals with disabilities need... Read more » Read More...

My grandmother was born in 1891. When she went to the small Ohio schoolhouse her teacher observed her pick up the pencil with her left... Read more » Read More...

One of my oft repeated quotes is from Maya Angelou: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do... Read more » Read More...

Seeing the news of Betsy Wyeths recent death prompted me to go back and view one of my favorite of her husbands paintings, Christinas World.... Read more » Read More...

Social Distancing

April 15, 2020

Self-isolation looks different for everyone. Some of us live alone, some of us are working from home with a house full of kids, some even... Read more » Read More...

For many of us, our world has a bit different focus right now than this time last month. For me, it is working from home... Read more » Read More...

From the CEO: Judgement

February 17, 2020

In talking with someone recently they inquired about how I could help their friend who was waiting for approval for “disability” for a medical problem.... Read more » Read More...