Tag Archives: society

ADA: Past, Present & Future Imperfect

My latest blog at Born Dancing   Historically one of the most marginalized groups in history have been those with disabilities. Societies have deemed them either unworthy of life or have seen them as God’s punishment for bad deeds. Disability … Continue reading

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Why is Inclusion in Dance So Important?

I have begun writing for a wonderful organization dedicated to inclusion in dance called Born Dancing. Here is my first blog post:   Dancing is about the soul. Born Dancing is about inclusion in dance for children with disabilities. As the … Continue reading

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On Words: Apology

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It’s actually one of the hardest parts of being human. Acknowledging the fact that you could be wrong, and that your actions hurt another person. Or that you are right, but you still hurt another person. Ultimately, the question is, … Continue reading

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On Words: Marginalized

An interesting article on employment issues autistics face found in  Slate. Here is the comment I left: This article could be written about my sons. It is also important to note that without a job coach, or even a coach … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Fashion, social media, égalité

One of the more interesting perks of the social media age is the ability of the general public to see fashion shows in real time. In other words, we can all be Miranda Priestly now. We get to decide whether … Continue reading

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On Words: it is resilience, not suffering

Suffer: to experience or show the effects of something bad Interestingly, every time society uses the verb “to suffer,”  in discussing a person’s situation or reality, does not mean humanity shows care or understanding. In fact, an extended definition of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond Bedlam’s Door by Mark Rubinstein, MD

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A continuation of the discussion about mental health begun in the book, Bedlam’s Door, Mark Rubinstein, MD, brings incite into another 21 stories revolving around  issues that pervade the lives of so many people. Beyond Bedlam’s Door, is a compassionate look … Continue reading

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