Fearless Disabled Traveler

Traveling as a disabled person can create lots of challenges and cause apprehension. I travel despite the challenges and turn the obstacles into opportunities. I am a fearless traveler who makes it my mission to inform other people with disabilities that traveling is a way to feel free and more independent. Fearless Mobility I use a battery powered scooter as a mobility aid because of Myasthenia Gravis and Rheumatoid Arthritis and the resulting weakness, pain and fatigue.  This can be a barrier when traveling because of its size and weight. Thankfully we have a lift for our vehicle for road … [Read more...]

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Parent Centers Assist Children with Disabilities in Public Education

Thanks to my good friend RobynsWorld on Twitter, I learned how Parent Centers help children with disabilities in the public education setting.  I reached out to her because we received a letter from Sammi's school that set up a meeting to determine if she is eligible for a 504 Accommodation Plan. Even though I have a strong background in eduction, especially for children with disabilities, I'm lost right now. So when Robyn gave me the link for the Parent Center in for my region, I immediately signed up. In about 5 minutes I received a phone call from a trained volunteer parent.  Next I … [Read more...]

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