The Journey – Embracing Inclusion

Mon, Mar 31, 2014 2:49 pm

By Nicole Eugene

During Ohio University’s spring break this year, an important awareness campaign took place and we wanted to both honor and recognize it. National Sleep Awareness week was March 2-9 —which coincided with daylight saving time this year. Recent research has shown that losing just that one hour of sleep has resulted in a spike in traffic accidents. Many people don’t realize how much difference just one hour of sleep can make.

For example, did you know:

Thu, Feb 27, 2014 1:52 pm

By Beth Mishler

When it comes to transportation options for persons living with disabilities in Athens and the surrounding areas, there are several options (some of which literally have the word ‘fun’ built right into their names)—the key is early reservation and preparation.

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 4:06 pm

By: Dr. Jenny Nelson

Wed, Jan 15, 2014 4:56 pm

By Tom Walker, National Alliance of Mental Health

January is Mental Health Month. Accordingly, it is appropriate that we turn our attention this month to the truly dismal way persons with mental illnesses are treated in this country and to the efforts made by both our region’s grossly under funded mental health system and by the Athens Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to alleviate the impact of a State and National disgrace.

Thu, Dec 19, 2013 4:51 pm
By Lacey Martin
 
When one wants to make a difference in their world, sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin, how to develop a plan, and who can help you reach your goals. The work of inclusion is no different. Our world is in need of so much change, it can quickly become overwhelming. When I feel both excited and overwhelmed, I remember how it began for me. It was 1995 and I was 11.
 

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