Category Archives: Disability Inclusion

PEOPLE FIRST ETIQUETTE IN ALL MEETINGS

By Jane E Haskell I sometimes ask myself if I create awareness of and appreciation for how differences and disabilities affect the interactions that occur in groups. I also wonder why many of our leaders have not had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Volunteers with Disabilities

by Lucy Bayard People with disabilities volunteer for the same reasons that anyone else does–to give back to their communities, to improve their surroundings, and to be active and engaged in life. Some national service participants who have disabilities volunteer … Continue reading

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Be A Hero: Consider Joining AmeriCorps

By Melissa Boyd Last Friday, I presented at the 4th annual Southern Maine Council on Transition Youth Conference entitled “Be Your Own Superhero…the sky’s the limit!!” which was a professional conference for high school students with disabilities and others regarding … Continue reading

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