Book Review: Lulu is a Rhinoceros

Book Review: Lulu is a Rhinoceros

By Terra Vance Lulu Is a Rhinoceros Matthew Rushin asked his mom to send my daughter Lulu is a Rhinoceros, a children’s book by record executive and justice reform activist, Jason Flom, and his daughter, Allison Flom, and illustrated by Sophie Corrigan. Lulu is a Rhinoceros is

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How to garden from a wheelchair

How to garden from a wheelchair

Gardening is a wonderful activity that people from all walks of life enjoy. A garden full of fresh fruits and vegetables and/or beautiful blooms can instill a sense of pride in gardeners and turn their backyards into colorful, peaceful respites. Anyone with the will to do so

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Introducing Inclusion Dining & Jams!

Introducing Inclusion Dining & Jams!

Food provides nourishment, but dining can also be an act of socialization, community, leisure and love. For many, a restaurant experience is generally a pleasurable one, but for individuals with autism, developmental differences, and other sensitivities, a restaurant setting can be unpleasant and overwhelming. Inclusion Dining offers a sensory-friendly

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Benefits of Improving Training of Law Enforcement Interactions with People with Disabilities

Benefits of Improving Training of Law Enforcement Interactions with People with Disabilities

By Rick Hoel People with disabilities comprise the largest minority group in the United States. To effectively address this group, both from a victim and perpetrator perspective, law enforcement officers require special knowledge and training. Those who fully understand the significant impact of disability on this large

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Research-based resolutions that will help strengthen your relationship in the year ahead

Research-based resolutions that will help strengthen your relationship in the year ahead

By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. The new year is going to be better. It has to be better. Maybe you’re one of the 74% of Americans in one survey who said they planned on hitting the reset button on Jan. 1 and resolving to improve. Those New

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Are Ticket Sales for Events Covered by the ADA?

Are Ticket Sales for Events Covered by the ADA?

By Benjamin Roussey Ticket sales for events are a covered activity under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). When a venue for an event provides tickets for sale to third-party vendors (which includes online ticket vendors), the venue is required to include tickets for accessible seats. The

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How to Stay Connected and Survive the Holidays During the COVID Pandemic

How to Stay Connected and Survive the Holidays During the COVID Pandemic

By JP Kalb As we are approaching the end of December, we normally would be in the frenzy of the holidays of Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s, and Kwanzaa, among the big names. However, with this year being unusual due to the corona virus, the usual frenzy has

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Teacher well-being is equally essential as student well-being.

Teacher well-being is equally essential as student well-being.

By Jessica Robinson Teachers all over the globe battle immense stress from the virtue of their job roles. Also, sometimes they are under constant pressure because of students’ behavior. Furthermore, the pandemic has exposed teachers to far more stress as they need to manage virtual classrooms. Needless

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Accessible Festivals Supports People With Disabilities With Virtual Auction

Accessible Festivals Supports People With Disabilities With Virtual Auction

Beginning on December 10, 2020, Accessible Festivals will be hosting a Virtual Auction event to support their mission of creating more inclusive, accessible communities with music and recreation for all. Accessible Festivals is dedicated to making live music and recreational events fully accessible for people of all

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Express gratitude- not because you will benefit from it, but others might

Express gratitude- not because you will benefit from it, but others might

By Jennifer Cheavens, The Ohio State University and David Cregg, The Ohio State University The world is currently in the midst of a pandemic where the most useful thing many of us can do is stay at home and keep away from others. Schools, restaurants, office buildings

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