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Motivational Monday: It Only Takes A Pinhole Of Light

To all of you who are struggling with grief, sadness, despair or anxiety, it only takes a pinhole of light and change has the opportunity to present itself and you can find unconditional love. Wishing you peace and wellbeing as you leanin, open yourself, and discover that pinhole of light that is already there. PS:…
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Freedom Friday: Introvert Or Extrovert Or Ambivert? Everything You Need To Know About Them

Personality consists of a stable set of preferences and tendencies through which we approach the world. Personality traits form at an early age and are fixed by early adulthood. Many important things about you change over the course of your lifetime, but your personality isn’t one of them. The continuum between introversion and extroversion captures…
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Colin Campbell, shown last month in his home near Los Angeles, with a neck brace and leaning back in his wheelchair.

What’s Wrong Wednesday: Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill

Many home health care provider are telling their patients that Medicare can’t be used for home health care but that is incorrect. Federal law requires Medicare to pay indefinitely for home care — with no copayments or deductibles — if a doctor ordered it and patients can leave home only with great difficulty. They must need…
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A flyer that says, take a moment out of your day to celebrate Ed Roberts Day 2018 Tuesday, January 23. Living our lives as we choose! Consumer director, Consumer controlled services, Independence, Equal access, Inclusion. Ed Roberts was a pioneering leader of the disability rights movement in the 1960s. He was the first student with severe disabilities to attend the University of California, Berkeley as well as the head of Berkeley Center for Independent Living (CIL), the first independent living service and advocacy service run by and for people with disabilities.  He is often called the father of the independent living movement in the United States. Independent Living Philosophy is…people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options, and control over choices in their own lives as do people without disabilities.

ED ROBERTS DAY, JANUARY 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 has been designated as Ed Roberts Day. Ed Roberts was the father of the Independent Living movement and Centers for Independent Living. Nate Aalgaard, Freedom Resource Center Executive Director, will be talking about Ed Roberts at 3:00pm today on Afternoons with Tyler Axness (http://kfgo.com/sho…/show/afternoons-live-with-tyler-axness/). If you aren’t able to listen to the…
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Motivational Monday: Coming Out Into The Light

“As powerful as it is to shine a light for someone who’s ready to emerge, it is equally powerful to sit with them in the darkness until they’re ready.” In our own discomfort of feeling painful emotions, we try to help others not feel theirs. It’s difficult for us to see someone we love suffering,…
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