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Advocacy At Its Best

On November 1, 2017 I was honored to receive the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award! This award is given to an individual who has made a significant impact on improving the employment opportunities of Ohioans with disabilities. My road to employment was bumpy but I made it and now... Read more »
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Cowgirl Shari

Halloween is upon us and I definitely want to create a costume that will give off that WOW factor. For the past year, I’ve been saying I want to dress up like a cowgirl. It’s just something so cool and rugged about being a cowgirl. Could it be the way she’s able to handle a... Read more »
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What’s Holding You Back

I was once told by numerous health care professionals, that the more I stand and take a few steps on my walker the better I’ll get at doing it. Yet, I know in my heart that they are telling me the truth, I just couldn’t seem to get motivated back then. Could it have been... Read more »
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What Super Power Do You Want

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero and have super natural powers? Think about it; if you could be like Spiderman and have power to shoot webs out of your wrist in order to swing to the rooftop of buildings would you? Or perhaps Storm on the X Men movie is your superhero choice.... Read more »
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Vision Fair

Hello All, Welcome today’s guest bloggers Tambie Trask and Shannon Morrisey as they provide you with information on the upcoming McCormick Vision Resource Fair. Shari On Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9 AM to 1 PM Goodwill Easter Seals in collaboration with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Wright State University and National Federation of the... Read more »
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16 Steps and Counting (Update)

Today is Women’s Health Fitness Day. To commemorate the day, I thought I’d give you an update on my progress on learning how to walk again. Since last reported, I’ve surpassed my 16 steps! I’m doing so well I’ve started doing laps around the dining room. My stamina is much better. It used to be... Read more »
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Homecoming Fashions by: Aviva

It’s that exciting time of the season – Homecoming! For both parents and students, the challenge of getting homecoming dresses and formal wear in the latest fashions for this monumental event can be a big deal. Goodwill can get you ready for the big dance in style! You can find stylish and budget-friendly dresses and... Read more »
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Football With My Bros

I was a girly-girl growing up. I liked my Barbie dolls, Easy Bake Oven, I played kitchen with mini appliances and dishes. I didn’t think I was going to be the girl who grew up to actually like the game of football, until I was drafted by my brothers. I am the baby girl of... Read more »
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What Recovery Means To Me

Hello All, In honor of National Recovery Month, here’s a story from today’s guest-blogger and Miracle Clubhouse Member, Reginald. Enjoy! Shari In my experience so far, I have encountered various bumps in the road or what some people call potential “blockers” or walls on the road of life.  Although I still have many potential “blockers”... Read more »
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