Discussing One’s Disability

Discussing One’s Disability

This is a great article that appeared in Forbes. It lays out both the positive and the negatives for a person with a disability to discuss their disability with others. The biggest takeaway for me is that the decision is a deeply personal one and the only person who...
Welcome to my blog. Here we go…

Welcome to my blog. Here we go…

I’ve spent most of my career finding ways to help people with disabilities live a fulfilling, purposeful life. It may be a cliché, but for me, my work has to have a meaningful purpose. Starting during my college days, helping people with disabilities enjoy the same...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

It has been said repeatedly that words matter, to both the sender and the recipient. Over the past few decades the terms we have used in the disability services area to identify the recipients of our services has evolved. In the earlier days of deinstitutionalization,...