Tag Archives: disability

Meet Marvin Dawkins: Peer Outreach Specialist, Peer Mentor

Marvin made three attempts to leave the nursing facility before he was able to move to his own home in the community. There were many difficulties and complications along the way. At first, the court told Marvin his income was … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations for Relationships

By: Meredith Ritchie It is February, the month of love, romance and sexy fun.  For people who are not in relationships, but want to be, February is a month of frustration. Relationships are seen as the solution to lots of … Continue reading

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Sex, Censorship and Disability

People with disabilities should have control over their own lives.    Most people agree with this statement.  Practically everyone who works in the disability field feels that self-determination is the key to a successful and independent life.  We encourage learning … Continue reading

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The Reversal

I was leaving our building the other day at Hampton Plaza and encountered a woman in the elevator who decided that I needed help.  I’m blind, so, carry a white cane and often folks decide that this must mean, without … Continue reading

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