Freedom Friday: Young People With Autism Find Work And Skills For The Future

Based in Long Island City, Luv Michael’s makes gluten free, nut free, dairy free organic granola.  Their mission is to provide meaningful employment for young adults with autism. Volunteers work for three consecutive weeks so staff can gauge their commitment, interest and skill set. After that period, and if all goes well, Luv Michael offers the…
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What’s Wrong Wednesday: Local Human Rights Festival Forgets Disability Rights

The North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival opens Monday, November 13 at the Spirit Room in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. Individuals may view the work in the exhibition Monday through Saturday, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The exhibition will be at the Spirit Room through Friday, January 5, 2018. An Artist Reception and Festival Awards Ceremony is scheduled for…
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What’s Wrong Wednesday: Red River Fairground Ignores The ADA

In case you missed this letter to the editor over the weekend, Kim Breimeier’s family attended the Pyrotechnics Guild International finale at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in August and were stopped at the gate because the family had a baggie of peanut butter crackers for their 8-year-old diabetic son. The attendant refused to allow…
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Health Insurance Open Enrollment

Health Insurance Open Enrollment North Dakota Open Enrollment Dates and Deadlines    Open Enrollment November 1, 2017 – December 15, 2017 New coverage begins:  January 1, 2018 https://www.healthcare.gov/get-coverage/ Minnesota Open Enrollment Dates and Deadlines  Open Enrollment November 1, 2017 – December 20, 2017 New coverage begins:  January 1, 2018 https://www.mnsure.org/new-customers/apply/index.jsp   “What’s New for 2018”…
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Motivational Monday: A Monday Precept

“It’s better to know some of the questions than all the answers.” (James Thurber) A precept is, simply, a sort of motto to live by, or perhaps just a phrase to bring to mind throughout your life. It’s something that can help people figure out what type of person they are and can aid a…
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