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Finding accessible housing is often a difficult task for people who live with disabilities. There are more accessible homes on the market than there used to be, but they are still few and far between. Nonetheless, if you (or a loved one) are going to lead a life of safety and comfort, then living in a home that accommodates your needs is critical.
This article reviews what to look for and what to avoid while looking for houses if you have a disability.
A step in the right direction...
The chief executives of Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Sony and hundreds of other international organizations are committing to advance disability inclusion.
The companies are part of a group known as The Valuable 500 that first formed at the 2019 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland in an effort to improve life for people with disabilities.
Read more about The Valuable 500 and their efforts to promote inclusion in the corporate world.
When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects. Several factors can change the course of kids’ lives: feeling seen and heard by a caring adult, being patiently taught coping strategies and resilience-building techniques, and being with adults who know about the effects of such experiences. Here are ways to bring these factors to life.
Parents of children with special needs face extraordinary decisions when it comes to choosing the most appropriate educational fit for their child during the pandemic - and beyond.
This article covers the pros and cons of in-person v. remote learning, questions that many parents have when making this decision and addresses the difficulty in making the "right" decision for their child. What it comes down to is... There is no RIGHT answer. Each child is different and each parents has much to consider when making the BEST decision for their family.
Giving back to the world starts with you. How will you focus on your mental health this week?
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.