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Finding the right service dog trainer

My service dog, Yogi, is my best friend.  He’s been with me for 10 years, 3 schools, and moving to a new state.  He never leaves my side, and always wants me to be safe and loved.  I’ve always loved dogs, and knew that a service dog was something that...

Moving with a Disability

There are few things more stressful than moving.  The farther you move, the more stressful it gets. Ignoring the fact that you’re in a new place where you might not have any friends or family, but you need to find new doctors, new places to go grocery shopping,...

Culture, Faith, and Disability

Warning:  This may be a difficult article for some people to read.  We are going to be dealing with religion and dissecting some contradictions in different aspects of faith.  The point of this article is to highlight those contradictions, and is in no...

Paternalism of Disability: The Body

Disability culture is wide and varied.  Whether it be the difference between geographical location or different disabilities, there are variations in how different people experience disability culture.  Last time we talked about the idea of paternalism and...

Paternalism in Disability Culture

The different cultures that surround disability is as wide and varied as any other culture, though many don’t realize.  Just as American culture is different from British culture, for example, Deaf/Hard of Hearing culture is different from the culture of having...