Accessibility Fails -Ramps

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/ED-0LmViMlg —– Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain As a person with a disability I could have lost my sanity a long time ago, if not for my sense of humour. Experiencing inaccessibility on a daily basis is a constant frustration, but every now and again I  >> Read the full article here

Depression and Lack of Motivation

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/AAjPevDSFLo —– This past week, May 5th to 12th, was Mental Health Week, which led me to reflect on my personal experience with depression, something I have struggled with multiple times throughout my life. There is a misperception that depression is strictly an emotional or mood disorder; the truth  >> Read the full article here

Your Pain is Real

For an audio version go to: http://youtu.be/-PPdEjnBhjg  —– I recently attended a talk given by Ron Coleman, from the Hearing Voices Network, an organization that is run by users, in a self-help capacity, for people who experience auditory hallucinations. This group teaches that people should explore, engage, and in some cases, negotiate with the voices  >> Read the full article here