During the past year, we worked diligently with Senate Minority Leader Schumer’s office to improve and reintroduce the Disability Integration Act (S.910). This bi-partisan, bicameral legislation takes up the call of Senator Harkin’s 2013 HELP Committee Report, “Separate but Unequal” to strengthen and clarify the ADA’s integration mandate for people with disabilities.
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.
We have all been in the position where a kind word, a helpful gesture or a simple pleasantry can make all the difference in how we feel in the moment, or result in a memory that changes us for a lifetime.
For the past month I’ve had writer’s block. It’s not unusual for writers to experience this from time to time, myself included. This block, however, is different than anything I’ve ever encountered. It’s numb, almost hollow.
My son and daughter have developmental delays in speech as well as gross motor and fine motor delays. Due to my background as a school psychologist, I knew there was a 50% chance that my kids would have some kind of learning disability.
I was planning on writing about my struggle with motherhood and health for a long time now. In my opinion, not only will this help me better cope with my problems, but at the same time I would help others going through a similar situation.
If you’re single this year, don’t fret. Keep reminding yourself he or she is out there, and until you cross paths with them, you can remember, you have always been enough, and don’t listen to anyone who ever says anything otherwise. It’s only a matter of time until cupids arrow finally has the right aim and you’ll have the relationship you’ve been dreaming of all along.
My first Beauty tip would be to “be daring, feel delicious and divine” Inspiration is everywhere, don’t be afraid to be bold. Most importantly…Don’t give up on yourself. Find your own beauty, your sense of style, and adapt them to make it your own.I believe that if you look good, feel good, you will do well in pursuing and conquering your dreams!
PUSHLiving Podcast 013 | So you Wanna Dance? Marisa Hamamoto Infinite Flow A Wheelchair Dance Company
So what happens when you are a dancer, professionally or in training and you suddenly and unexpectedly become paralyzed? Well, that is the story of our next guest, who went on to fulfill a destiny that will change how many view people with disabilities and often, how they view themselves through the power of dance.
PUSHLiving Podcast 012 | Gina Schuh Gives No Mercy and No More Excuses to Disabled Parking Offenders
Gina, a C-5/6 quadriplegic, describes herself as a “politically incorrect foodie who is an equal opportunity offender” and while some may not agree with her robust and impassioned stance on issues, she has certainly earned the right to them.