Tag Archives: communication

I Don’t Kid Myself

The interaction took place several years ago and probably lasted less than a full minute, but it left an impression on me so intense that it is never far from my thoughts these days. A former caregiver and I took … Continue reading

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The Issue Is Only…

Picture it. Me, a seventeen-year-old recent high school graduate, ready to leave behind everything familiar, and looking forward to my future with equal parts excitement and terror. But that wasn’t going to happen for a few months yet. It was … Continue reading

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Just Say “Hi!”

Lately, I have been thinking often about communicating with people with disabilities. To some people, it might seem like a weird topic to take up space in my head. Nonetheless, I have spent some time in the last few weeks … Continue reading

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