Coronavirus could revolutionize work opportunities for people with disabilities

Coronavirus could revolutionize work opportunities for people with disabilities

By Lisa Schur (Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University) and Douglas L. Kruse (Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University) Working from home has become the “new normal” for many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic. While this clearly has its downsides, one group in particular may

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of CBD Oil

7 Surprising Health Benefits of CBD Oil

By Kimberly Dawson Medicinal use of cannabis has been part of traditional healing for a long time. People who know about Cannabis are also aware of its psychological effects. It imparts a “high” feeling, sometimes triggering anxiety or fear. For this reason, the benefits it offers are

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How to Make Education More Accessible

How to Make Education More Accessible

By Bojana Petkovic Education is one of the most important aspects of life. It opens our eyes to new knowledge, develops our minds, and upgrades our skills. With education, we not only learn about the world around us but also about ourselves and what we can achieve.

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As reopening begins in uncertain coronavirus times, you need emotional protective equipment, too

As reopening begins in uncertain coronavirus times, you need emotional protective equipment, too

By Claudia Finkelstein (Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Michigan State University), Jennifer E. Johnson (Professor of Public Health, Ob/Gyn and Psychiatry, Michigan State University, and Julia Felton (Assistant Professor in the Division of Public Health, Michigan State University) As millions across the U.S. prepare to return to

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Autism and Gender

Autism and Gender

By Gee Abraham Grasping the unique relationship between autistic people and their genders is an essential component of understanding the autistic experience. With growing evidence that autistic people are more likely to be gender-diverse than non-autistics, resources can be directed toward both autism and gender clinics to

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The Patterns of Injustice that Lead to the Loss of Black Lives

The Patterns of Injustice that Lead to the Loss of Black Lives

By Emmanuel Being autistic, I have a tendency to notice patterns. I started to notice the same patterns in America watching the aftermath the George Floyd murder. These are just a few that I catch, the ones that make me toss and turn at night. 1) The victim going on trial by

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The Unexpected Connection: Dancing in Cyberspace

The Unexpected Connection: Dancing in Cyberspace

By Margot Greenlee, Artistic Director, BodyWise Dance If you had told me on March 1 I’d be wearing a face mask to pick up milk, pulling on gloves to pump my gas and limiting in-person contact to my children before the month was out, I’d have looked at you

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How to Improve Inclusivity in Higher Education

How to Improve Inclusivity in Higher Education

By Bojana Petkovic It’s 2020, and it’s high time we ditched the stigma related to students with disabilities. The good news is, higher education is more accessible than ever. Thus, every student should be able to get equal opportunities to learn and develop their skills. What’s more,

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Container gardening tips

Container gardening tips

Gardening is beneficial in various ways. The AARP states that some of the health perks associated with gardening include improved mood, increased vitamin D levels (which benefits bones and immune system) and reduced risk of dementia. In addition, if gardening efforts include growing herbs, fruits and vegetables,

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Try an Organic Perspective and Improve Your Children’s Health

Try an Organic Perspective and Improve Your Children’s Health

By Bojana Petkovic Parents’ biggest concern is the health and wellbeing of their children. Proper nutrition significantly influences overall health, so many parents try to install good habits on their young ones. Conventional food is often attractively wrapped and abundantly available. As tastes are concerned, it’s certainly

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