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Faith and Disability Collaborative Webinar Series: Fifth Webinar: Best Practices And Resources For Moving From Inclusion To Belonging As Contributing, Valued Members Of Faith Communities. Monday, June 29. 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time

Faith and Disability Collaborative Webinar Series: Fifth Webinar: Best Practices And Resources For Moving From Inclusion To Belonging As Contributing, Valued Members Of Faith Communities. Monday, June 29. 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time...Show More Summary

Waiting On King

The Supreme Court will rule on King v. Burwell in the coming days and the outcome could determine whether millions of people will continue to receive subsidies to purchase health insurance. But as Ezra Klein rightly points out, a ruling against the government won’t destroy the Affordable Care Act. In blue states that have set [...]

The priest who had both hands blown off by a letter bomb

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Amputee Father Michael Lapsley says people should talk about their disabilities.

Critic At Large: Fourth of July Creek

Fourth of July Creek is full of broken people struggling with their past and present troubles in the rural Montana of the early 1980s. Pete Snow is a social worker who does his best to make life a little better for local families coping–barely–with poverty, addiction, and mental illness. Pete also has his own problems, [...]

Local Quadriplegic Athlete Fights for Disabled Rights to Compete - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Local Quadriplegic Athlete Fights for Disabled Rights to Compete - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Being deaf and losing your sight

3 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Sight is important for deaf people to communicate, so what happens if you also start to go blind?

My Head and My Heart Thank the Man Who Was Not Frank

We had parked just outside the hotel and I descended the ramp and made my way to the door. It's an older hotel and it doesn't have automatic doors. There was no one around to ask for help so I simply waited until Joe was ready to join me. Show More Summary

The Tunnel

Photo Description: building underconstruction onf the south east corner of Yonge and Bloor, pedestrian walkways (tunnels) run round the building. The top part of the route between where we live and where we bank is under construction, on both sides of the street. Show More Summary

Welcome Unexpected

Yesterday I gave a lecture at the Central United Church in Barrie. I've spoken in many churches before, not at the services but at lectures booked in the sanctuaries. As a small boy I really wanted to be a United Church minister, so it was cool to be asked to do the lecture there. Show More Summary

Business boost for disabled people

3 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Meet the city financiers who want to help disabled people start their own businesses.

The Watcher and the Watched

The evening after we got married, Joe and I, along with Mike, Marissa and the girls, went back to Signs for dinner. We went the first time for the experience of being in a restaurant being served by deaf wait staff and learning sign language as we ordered. Show More Summary

The Wayback Machine

The AV Club is doing a pop culture retrospective of 1995, a year that has a special significance for me. It’s the year when I first began to feel like an adult. I graduated from college that spring and moved to Minneapolis a few months later. When I wasn’t trying to comprehend the basics of [...]

Social Violence

For those of you who followed it, we had quite a discussion on this blog regarding yesterday's post. There was a lot of differing opinion and several suggestions, some I liked as ideas, some I could never do. But there was a statement...Show More Summary

Dangerous Interactions: What Would You Have Done?

We were walking south, towards the hotel friends were staying at, looking forward to having our morning after wedding breakfast with them. We saw it happening from a long way off. A young woman was standing, right at the corner, it looked like she had just crossed the crosswalk and stopped. Show More Summary

The Hitching of Dave and Joe

For those who were not able to watch on line. Apparently there was some kind of problem with the webcasting. But here's the video anyways. (Transcript published yesterday.)At one point in the service the minister asks us to answer the...Show More Summary

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