It's time to ditch disabled and recognize the power and value of enabling terminology. The November 2014 Smithsonian magazine included an article entitled, Giant Steps, focused on innovation in prosthetic devices. My mind almost immediately thought of the disabled (US terminology) vs. … [Read more...] about Disabled, Differently-abled, Adaptive, Able?
Hiring - consider people who are differently-abled How often do hiring managers consider people with disabilities as viable candidates? In the US, unemployment for people who are blind or visually-impaired hovers around 70%, which suggests considerable reluctance. The business ROI (return on … [Read more...] about Hiring people who are differently-abled; why so much reluctance?
Make the choice to thrive! Since it’s your choice, why would you choose a life of sadness and despair? While most of my stories will focus on aspects of vision loss, I think it’s important to remember other ways in which lives can be changed. I want to relay a wonderful story this week, the story … [Read more...] about It’s Always Your Choice – Molly’s Army
Choose a positive perspective! Thought you might enjoy this reprint from my other blog, linking positive perspective and visual impairment. Wills Eye is one of the top eye hospitals in the world. They hold an annual conference filled with inspiration and education, the Wills CARES Glaucoma … [Read more...] about Positive perspective is a choice