Monthly Archives: November 2016

#givingTuesday

One of the more recent traditions added to the Black Friday Weekend is Giving Tuesday, celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday was initiated in 2012, marking a day after Black Friday and Cyber Monday that shifts the focus from … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving is about gratitude. It’s about gathering. It’s not about wrapping and/or unwrapping presents. It’s about being present in our loved ones’ lives. It’s also such a uniquely American holiday. I’ve often had people at my table who weren’t born … Continue reading

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November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Epilepsy is the 4th most common neurological disease after migraine, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease, affecting about 2 million people in the United States. Characterized by recurrent and unprovoked seizures, epilepsy remains misunderstood and discriminated against by the general public, and … Continue reading

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Talking Past

A mistake that is made by many who are not familiar with children and adults with disabilities is to discuss their challenges in front of them. The perception is that if someone doesn’t speak, or if someone has intellectual disabilities, … Continue reading

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