Hiring people with disabilities - if you struggle with the concept, read on! Hiring people with disabilities; is it part of your company culture? Regardless of your company’s answer, how do you feel about it? If the concept makes you uncomfortable, you’re not alone. If you feel it’s an act of … [Read more...] about Hiring People with Disabilities
Thriving and Tragedy...unlikely bed partners! Thriving in the face of tragedy. Sounds challenging but what other choice do you have? There are obviously many other choices but there is no upside to the other ones. Merriam Webster defines tragedy as a very sad, unfortunate, or upsetting situation - … [Read more...] about Thriving in the Face of Tragedy
All humans are adaptive, as are many animals and even plants. Rather than seeing someone as disabled, see them as some one such as a person who is blind leveraging other senses such as touch, smell, and hearing. Adaptive is defined by Merriam Webster as showing or having a capacity for or … [Read more...] about Adaptive – the Power of Positive
Are you normal, different, differently-abled, similar, or none of the above? How would you categorize someone who is blind in a sighted world? Many answers avail. Some would jump to disabled and I’m sure others would say different. A few might jump to differently-abled. It’s a term I personally … [Read more...] about Different, Differently-Abled, Similar?
Falls in the elderly are a curse for the elderly and their caregivers but there are some solutions to minimize your risk! Falls…not an especially big deal unless you’re older or a caregiver for someone who is older. That’s when you might realize that falls can be deadly. Even if they aren’t … [Read more...] about Falls in the Elderly and Low Vision