Help Paint Kindness for Parkside School – Salisbury MD!

Right now, you can help Parkside School in Salisbury Maryland get art kits from KRS Community Project! If we make it to $500, these kits are completely FREE for anyone who wants to participate in this fun community project! The thing that I love about the KRS Community Project is that it’s inclusive for everyone,Continue reading “Help Paint Kindness for Parkside School – Salisbury MD!”

Celebrating #NDEAM on Maryland’s Eastern Shore!

It was the so wonderful and exciting thing to celebrate #NDEAM with Pohanka Automotive who is leading the way on inclusion – in the workplace and with customers who have disabilities! I’m grateful for the partnerships that exist in my community. On the Eastern Shore, we are better when partnerships happen! I was so happyContinue reading “Celebrating #NDEAM on Maryland’s Eastern Shore!”

Thank You to Those Roll Up Their Sleeves: Words from the (FULLY!) Vaccinated

I received my second vaccine on the 6th of April. I cannot put into words what I feel. None of us thought we would live during a pandemic. I imagine that our ancestors felt this way as they braved pandemics, too. Yet – they survived, too. Each time that I rolled up my sleeve, IContinue reading “Thank You to Those Roll Up Their Sleeves: Words from the (FULLY!) Vaccinated”

Celebrate Harriet Tubman as an Icon of Black Disability History

February is Black History Month. If you want to see how Salisbury is celebrating Black History Month, just click here. It includes lots of creative content, a partnership between Fenix Youth INC., and even a focus on locally owned Black small businesses. Love it! Water’s Edge Museum opened this month. Its goal is to tellContinue reading “Celebrate Harriet Tubman as an Icon of Black Disability History”

Wicomico County Residents: Use YOUR Voice to Make A Difference! Community Convos + Surveys for Funding! Join Along!

Community Conversation (Feb. 10th, 5 p.m. – Virtual) Standard Survey (English, Haitian, Spanish) Plain English (Accessible) Are you unfamiliar with Wicomico Partnership? They are our Local Management Board here in Wicomico County. They are currently mapping out their future for funding. The thing is, we need input from our community members! As an advocate forContinue reading “Wicomico County Residents: Use YOUR Voice to Make A Difference! Community Convos + Surveys for Funding! Join Along!”

Accessible Bookshelf: An Inclusive Bookclub! Join Along and Read With Me

How to Read Along With the Bookclub: Instagram Goodreads Group Facebook Group Twitter Hashtag (Not sure how to use a Twitter hashtag? To keep active, you’ll always include the hashtag #AccessibleBookShelf) Book club picks will be announced 1x per month on the 15th of the Month then meet via Group Zoom/Google Groups. Book discussions willContinue reading “Accessible Bookshelf: An Inclusive Bookclub! Join Along and Read With Me”

Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020: A Guest Interview Spotlight to Raise Awareness

Today, I will be a featuring a local Wicomico family to help them with their goal of raising awareness for Erb’s Palsy! If you are a resident of the Eastern Shore, please feel free to reach out to me if you are doing disability events and need help with “boosting” it locally. I love toContinue reading “Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week 2020: A Guest Interview Spotlight to Raise Awareness”

World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health Matters

Image Description: a drawing of a woman holding a globe, sitting next to plants. She looks forlorn, next to her are books, headphones and a bowl of food. She is wearing a baggy sweater and printed plants. Next to the drawing is quote that reads: “Your mental health matters. Always. You are entitled to sickContinue reading “World Mental Health Day 2020: Mental Health Matters”

#TheDisabilityVote: Why Does it Matter?

If you didn’t know, September 22nd was National Voter Registration Day. I shared about it on my Facebook page as well as Instagram Stories. If you had an event, let me know, so I can share your voter outreach! As I mentioned, it was National Voter Registration Day yesterday. I wanted to do more, shareContinue reading “#TheDisabilityVote: Why Does it Matter?”

The Incredible Kindness of Freedom

I want to be honest in this. Not only so you can see what an incredible kindness that an adaptive vehicle is, but also so you can learn what disabled people go through when it comes to transportation. Rarely, do we mention that disabled people often don’t have vehicles and sometimes are trapped physically becauseContinue reading “The Incredible Kindness of Freedom”