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Hearing Some Heartbreaking News is Hard

Hearing Some Heartbreaking News is Hard

Earlier this week, I received a message from a friend of mine who went to college with me. Mike got disabled from a car accident when he was in high school. The accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He received his law degree and he worked in Chicago. After...

What the ADA Means for the Next Generation

What the ADA Means for the Next Generation

My name is Keith Ruff, I am 74 years young, which means more than half of my life was in the era of being not seen and not heard. Growing up in the 1950’s and 60’s with Cerebral Palsy we did not go to integrated schools, the kids like me with disabilities only went to...

Apple IOS 13 and Disability Features

Apple IOS 13 and Disability Features

People are Apple lovers or Android lovers. With me, I am an Apple lover and write a lot about Apple. IOS 13 and iPadOS will be coming out within a few months now. I am learning a lot about what new features they will have for people with disabilities. The most...

Look Beyond Facial Distortions

Look Beyond Facial Distortions

We all say that this guy is good looking or this child is so cute. These comments make a person feel good about their selves and they long to hear it. But there are times when people say things that are really degrading to a person. I found a great podcast called...

Best High School Reunion Ever

Best High School Reunion Ever

This past Saturday night I went to my 30-year high school reunion. Yes, I am that old. I went to it not expecting too much because it was in a big group, I feel I am left behind because it is too noisy.  Talking When I got there, it was in a small room in an Irish...

Love Someone With a Disability

Love Someone With a Disability

I ran across an article about a woman who has MD and is in a relationship with a man who is able-body. She was asking him questions about their relationship. His answers were well thought out. He was her caregiver too. This was really unique, to say the least. When a...

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Chris Lenart, Founder of Disability Awareness, speaks to students, youth groups, conference audiences, faith-based institutions and the workplace to promote disability awareness.

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