INTERDEPENDENCE IS GOLD

INTERDEPENDENCE IS GOLD By Joel Nyland 7/29/21   “I was inspired to write this poem after I read about gymnast Simone Biles and her twisties.  It sounds like she has what I so often feel.  Proprioception can be a tricky thing.  I hope you will enjoy this poem and keep going for gold.  Thank you […]

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Neuromedia Summer 2021 Book Recommendations. 

Neuromedia Summer 2021 Book Recommendations.  A second part to the Neuromedia 2021 series. Ann Jusino, Monica Van Schaik and Lakshmi Rao Sankar    I-ASC’s July 14th blog, How We Think About Disability Matters discussed the impact of various disability paradigms on how we think, feel, and act in relation to disability. This week, we bring […]

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FRIENDSHIP SUPPORT, LONG-DISTANCE

FRIENDSHIP SUPPORT, LONG-DISTANCE by Marcus Bolande and William Tziavaras MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT HAS TO BE THE TOUGHEST TYPE OF SUPPORT TO FIND FOR NONSPEAKERS. BUT HERE’S THE GOOD NEWS: WE FIND THE MOST EFFECTIVE SUPPORT COMES FROM A SIMPLE CONNECTION BETWEEN TWO SPELLER FRIENDS.  HERE’S OUR STORY. MARCUS: If I hadn’t met my pen pal […]

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How We Think About Disability Matters

How  We Think About Disability Matters By Monica Van Schaik A paradigm describes how we think about and understand something. Paradigms are important because they impact our actions and attitudes. There are 3 main disability paradigms that people draw from today and they each influence us to think differently about disability. They each command different […]

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