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The Perfect Solution

Survivors often face many challenges. The solution is to find affordable and existing products to compensate for as many challenges as possible. The linked video shows many products you might consider. I have no connection to the company that produces the products. I do not own stock in the company. And, I am not compensated in any way for sharing …Continue reading →

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Shameful Conduct of Disability Board

If I learned a disability board made a bad decision after hearing all the facts, I would be disappointed, but I would and accept their decision until it was overturned by a legal ruling. However, if a disability board refused to listen to the facts and walked out during a public comment about the facts, I believe every attending member …Continue reading →

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Educational Enrichment

In 2008, a car accident left Cecile Proctor’s mother with a brain injury. It affected the entire family and set Proctor in a new direction. Proctor is now working on her masters degree in psychology at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, and her research is focused on how brain injury survivors benefit from creative pursuits. “I wanted to see …Continue reading →

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Communication Requires Listening Too

Some of us who have experienced adversity — as a survivor, caregiver, or practitioner — have a little more difficulty expressing ourselves than those who have never experienced adversity. If you have a spouse, family, friends, employer, co-workers, neighbors, medical practitioners, caregivers, classmates, or any associate, communication is essential to your success. This post is not offered as an excuse, …Continue reading →

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Texting while Driving

The original article was written by Tim Nudd | Adweek.com The billboard, which appears next to the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, is provocative and blatantly urges drivers to text and drive as a way of drumming up business for the advertiser, Wathan Funeral Home. Although the Wathan Funeral Home isn’t real, it has a website, where angry motorists who’ve Googled the site are …Continue reading →

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Supporting Disability Technologies

The World Health Organization estimates 1 billion people across the world live with disabilities, and Google’s philanthropy division, Google.org, just pledged $20 million to help improve their situations. The money is spread across 29 programs working on disability technologies — the average amount they’ll each receive is $750,000, with six of the grant winners getting more than $1 million, Wired …Continue reading →

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Shine a Little Light

I feel the need to start this post with an explanation – this post is about success beyond adversity (in this case Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The post is not about Judaism, Israel, or any hidden agenda. Those of you who read and/or follow my blog, Beyond Adversity, know I share posts from many …Continue reading →

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**** About The Author ****

During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.