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Reintegration

Despite being a social construct, inclusion has to occur because right now it is the only way for people with disabilities to be included in society. Laws and polices provide protections and rules society has to follow in regards to treatment … Continue reading

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Disability Inclusion

Disability inclusion is the action of including people with disabilities into everyday activities. It is achieved through practices and polices that identify and remove barriers to full participation in society. “Normal” people construct society which consists of social behaviors, rules/laws, … Continue reading

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All for one and one for all, united we stand, divided we fall. ~ Alexandre Dumas

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Community Accepting Disability

The island, Martha’s Vineyard, represented how people could come to accept the disabled within their community. The community had a very large deaf population for many generations. The high rate was believed to be a inherited form of deafness. The islanders … Continue reading

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DPD Community Event

Denver police had a bbq and school supply giveaway today. There was music, a dance contest, face painting, popcorn, and ice slushies. There was a K9 unit, a helicopter, incident command truck, ambulance, etc.  I enjoyed the food and the … Continue reading

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Leadership

I took a leadership course at my university. The book for the class was Salsa, Soul, and Spirit: Leadership for a Multicultural Age by Juana Bordas (2007). We had to write three reflections. The following is excerpt from one of … Continue reading

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