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CW: Death Yesterday, I watched Jane and Joe Grillo’s weekly episode of Transition Tuesday. They discussed an important topic. They discussed grief, loss, and how it impacts disabled people. I have experienced much grief in my life. It never gets any easier. Cerebral Palsy does affect how I grieve. I’ve lost a few of my… Continue reading Grief And Disability:
CW: Psychiatric Disabilities & Depression: For parents like Anne Kaufman, the moments their children reach certain milestones are memorable. Maya Kaufman, her 22-year-old daughter, performed on stage in front of dozens of people just a few months ago. Maya has schizoaffective disorder. Schizoaffective disorder (SAD) is a persistent, debilitating disorder. SAD is frequently used as… Continue reading After School: The Aging Out Crisis
CW: Abuse & Neglect: A 45-year-old man with an intellectual disability was neglected to the point that he weighed 70 pounds and had many physical injuries, including flesh rot and mutilation. When authorities were called to the Highland Bayou RV Park on Highway 6 last Wednesday night, he was also missing teeth and a portion… Continue reading An Unimaginable Act: Parental Abuse Of Disabled People
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