Margo Russell

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Students Help Wheelchair-Bound Classmate Achieve Soccer Goal

It was a team effort in Holliston, Massachusetts to help a little girl who was having trouble playing a certain sport. Her teachers turned the …

Middle School

Dear President Trump: The disability community and I will fight every day to stop Trumpcare

<i>“I would be lost without Medicaid. These services saved me.” — Alec from Takoma Park, MD.</i><p>Today, I joined my colleagues in the Senate and disability …

Disabilities ruling haunts Gorsuch at hearing

The Supreme Court may have erected a hurdle Wednesday to Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation after justices handed down an 8-0 ruling that rejected the …

Disability

Is Stuttering A Reason Not To Hire Someone?

People who stutter, or stammer, struggle to get words out. It can be difficult for both speaker and listener.<p>“The flow of speech is disrupted by …

For Students With Disabilities, Supreme Court’s Decision Means We Can No Longer Be Ignored

Too often, kids with disabilities are left behind.<p>As a legally blind student, the first day of school holds special meaning for me. Along with excitement and nerves over new teachers and new classes, that day each August also affirms my sense of belonging—a sense that I am claiming a right just as …

Education

Following South Dakota’s example: How states are trying to end the disability unemployment crisis

This is not just a disparity of disabled and non-disabled — it is also one determined by state of residence<p>Data in the newly released 2016 Disability Statistics Compendium are highlighting a pernicious, and complex, disparity for the disability community: unemployment. In 2015, less than 35 percent …

Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what …

A Quadriplegic Painter Creates a Paradise for Artists With Disabilities

After a debilitating accident, William Heard took up painting and founded an arts center in Mississippi.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>William Flewellen Heard discovered his passion in painting. So he founded an arts center to share the joy of creative expression. Our Artworks is a …

Behind the famous ‘36 questions that lead to love’ - Hack - triple j

We’re always told love is complex. Love is blind. Love hurts. Love will happen when you least expect it.<p>But what if falling in love is actually a …

Relationships

20 Tips On How To Make Your Bullet Journal Look Really Pretty

When it comes to organizing and planning, <b>bullet journals</b> are the way to go. Not only do they help keep your life together, but they also serve as an …

Teens

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation