Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Importance of Peer Support

One of the things I hated doing the most in middle and high school was peer editing.  I hated it, I didn’t want my peers reading my writing and I hated correcting other people’s work.  “Peer” was attached to another word to … Continue reading

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A More Accurate Portrayal

As most people know, the Oscars were last night. I was watching and noticing how inaccessible the stage would have been to get to as well as the walk down to the media room for the winners.  In case you … Continue reading

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Where is My Middle Ground?

This week I’ve had experiences on opposite ends of the same problem: people’s perception of my disability.  Oddly enough, I was with my coworker who also has a visual impairment during both incidences. A Grim Omen of Things to Come … Continue reading

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Inaccessibly Accessible

The take ACTION! class is quickly approaching the end of the course and are getting their ideas together for their final project.  The focus is going to be on accessibility and the participants will be making a booklet highlighting some … Continue reading

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Adventures at the Abilities Expo

This past saturday a coworker and I decided to visit the Abilities Expo that was being held in Downtown Atlanta. disABILITY LINK had a booth there, so we wanted to support our volunteers as well as see all the cool … Continue reading

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Loud and Clear

Isn’t it strange when our elected officials hear our voice and choose to ignore it? Nathan Deal and his wife spoke at the event and I suppose we’ll give them credit for showing up on that rainy day, they cannot, … Continue reading

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Disability Day at the Capitol

Today’s Disability Day was a pretty awesome event.  The morning kicked off with getting to meet people from all over the state who came in to be heard and support disability rights.  This was my second year attending the event … Continue reading

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