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Navigating Life as we Know It

Navigating Life as we Know It

Navigating Live as we Know It seeks to build an educational and entertaining way to help the people around those with Special Needs better find the way to live their best, most self-determined life possible, and how to manage the challenges of the systems

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They Listen, They Care

March 6, 2023

Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families often find themselves dealing with complexity and even intentional obfuscation as they navigate the path of Medicaid eligibility and b…

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56. Barriers to the Ballot

July 21, 2022

Voting is a constitutional right for an overwhelming majority of Americans, but the reality is people with disabilities, racial minorities and economically challenged individuals face far more obstacles to voting than most v…

55. An Anecdotal Field Guide for The Rest of Us

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54. Vitalxchange - The Uber of Diability Resources

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53. A Deep Dive into Courage

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There is a gulf between changing a world and changing THE world, and the difference is the people who help build the steam needed to bring about true and lasting change to the way a society approaches a topic. Earlier this s…