Posts Tagged ‘disability’

  • Spencer Kelly from ExpeditionSoaps.com

    An Expedition to Entrepreneurship – Interview with Spencer Kelly

    Dec 1, 17 • 1042 Views • NewsroomComments Off on An Expedition to Entrepreneurship – Interview with Spencer Kelly

            An Expedition to Entrepreneurship – by Karen Krejcha –   In many ways, Spencer Kelly is a typical teenager. He enjoys talking with friends, riding his bike and playing strategic games. However, Spencer is anything...

  • Chapin Family from Camas, WA

    Autism is Agape (Love) film – Looking through the lens of acceptance

    Dec 1, 17 • 765 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomComments Off on Autism is Agape (Love) film – Looking through the lens of acceptance

    Autism is Agape – Looking through the lens of acceptance – By Karen Krejcha –   Local teenage filmmaker, Imani Chapin, has two younger brothers on the autism spectrum. She loves them immensely and advocates for their acceptance....

  • Stephen’s Place provides Positive Living Solutions and Community

    Jul 12, 17 • 1391 Views • Local Resources, NewsroomComments Off on Stephen’s Place provides Positive Living Solutions and Community

    Stephen’s Place – Family, Community, Home – A genuine community to call home in Vancouver, Washington – By John Krejcha – When first entering through the double doors at Stephen’s Place, visitors are met with an inviting reception...

  • Striving for Disability Equity at Northwest Health Foundation

    Jan 2, 17 • 1141 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Striving for Disability Equity at Northwest Health Foundation

    Striving for Disability Equity – A journey to greater understanding  by Laura Nash – Northwest Health Foundation’s Communications Coordinator, Laura Nash recently connected with Spectrums Magazine to share with readers insight about the ways...

  • Advocating for Community Inclusion by Ivanova Smith

    Dec 16, 16 • 1677 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Advocating for Community Inclusion by Ivanova Smith

    Stories from the Spectrum Advocating for Community Inclusion by Ivanova Smith My passion is for the inclusion of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD). For a long time, I was isolated from my community. I was not included during the first...

  • Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace

    Oct 19, 16 • 1396 Views • NewsroomComments Off on Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace

    Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace  This article was adapted from an information brief, “Bullying and Disability Harassment in the Workplace: What Youth Should Know” designed to help recognize signs of bullying in the...

  • #InclusionWorks

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Oct 1, 16 • 966 Views • NewsroomComments Off on National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month – Inclusion Works By Karen Krejcha Finding and keeping meaningful employment is fundamental to a person’s quality of life. Although the paycheck is nice, a job or career also offers the opportunity for...

  • Faith and inclusivity (Part 1)

    Sep 16, 15 • 2194 Views • Newsroom1 Comment

    By Kristina Marie This is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Read Part 2 here. For families who experience a disability, finding a place of faith for the whole family to worship, learn about God and connect with others can be daunting. Trying a new church often means...