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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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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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