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Perspective on World Disabilities Guest-Blogger-Linda Pelfrey

Have you ever wondered how disabilities are perceived around the world?  And who is advocating for change? Well, wonder no more, because in this post, guest-blogger Linda Pelfrey breaks down disabilities in the world in her own unique way. Open your mind as Linda’s words take you on a journey. Shari   On December 3rd,... Read more »
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Thankful-All Around

This year’s Thanksgiving will be even more special. For the last two years, many couldn’t come together due to social distancing caused by covid; But now, many are able to gather and celebrate. I’m so thankful for many things, including my family, peace of mind, friends, independence, job, organizations, task forces, boards, and committees that... Read more »
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Meet Benewende

Benewende Zombre was determined to make a good living to support herself and her three children. She turned to Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley (GESMV) for help. She started by entering GESMV’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classroom with a wholeheartedness to apply herself and a dedication to increase her knowledge of conversational and... Read more »
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Airline Issue-Missing Scooter

Have you ever lost something while traveling on an airline? Perhaps, you’ve lost luggage, a phone, wallet, or even a purse. And, although upset and inconvenienced, none of these things stopped you from physically moving around. If only I could have just lost my luggage when on my fall vacation to Seattle, Washington. The airline... Read more »
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Meet Ricky an Army Veteran

For three years, Ricky has been a member at the Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley’s Miracle Clubhouse.  The Clubhouse is a vital community for growth, hope, and opportunity for people recovering from mental illness in the Dayton area. The Clubhouse is committed to ongoing improvement, positive development of strengths, and elimination of the stigma against those... Read more »
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She’s Cooking

I recently purchased an air-fryer and I love it. It’s so simple to use and for me that’s great. I’m not much of a cook due to the physical limitations of my disability. So far, I’ve mastered cooking wings and sausages. My favorite part of my new air-fryer is it requires little clean up and... Read more »
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Reboot-Accessible Halloween 2021

Slowly but surely, after a long two years of dealing with Covid, the world is at least opening back up to some of the normal activities that we have had in the past. I’m so happy life is resuming to some things that we have enjoyed because I’ve missed many traditional activities.  I have missed... Read more »
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Meet Rodney

Rodney has struggled with vision impairment for most of his life. In high school, his vision began to fade. Once his vision began to fade, he found it difficult to be able to do the necessary assignments needed for school. He started to sit closer and closer to the chalkboard so that he could see... Read more »
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