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The role of an attendant for teenagers with disabilities

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of attendants in my life. Over the years the role of the attendant in my life has changed and honestly, I have grown right along with it. This is the first … Continue reading

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How College Was Different From High School

I chose the high school I attended, based on the supports I would need. Before high school, school life: and more specifically my bathroom visits were scheduled around when I had an educational assistant available. My educational assistant also acted … Continue reading

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Bussing adventures part 2

Bussing adventures part 1 You will remember my post early into this blog about how I travelled by bus and how the driver nearly blew a gasket? Well recently we tried to do that same shopping trip being that the … Continue reading

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The flip side of personal care attendants

You will remember my post everything she does is beautiful from a while back. Today I’d like to talk about the flip side of personal care attendants. Things don’t always go right. I have been lucky, and this post isn’t really about … Continue reading

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bussing adventures

This past Wednesday, a fellow disabled friend, and a personal care attendant and I travelled by bus to a metropolitan area just an hour away. We took a bus, a bus from a major national busline, and were unsurprisingly disappointed. … Continue reading

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