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Healthcare is a global catastrophe for those most in need. Obtaining medical services is a privilege reserved for the able in many cases. Our family has personal experience with the struggle that can be involved in getting to the doctor or service. It is only recently we have begun to receive in-home service for autism. I wish everyone could have access to this type of care. It is transforming our family because it is by nature more wholistic, but mostly due to the dramatically decreased frequency of missed appointments due to

I am excited to announce that the Able in This Diverse Universe Essay competition has come to an end. Winners were chosen and notified last week with their prizes mailed on Friday. Karrie Higgins has written a comprehensive post on the winning essays and why they were chosen. Please visit her site using this link to learn more. Here, I will give you names and titles as well as links to the published pieces. Please note there were no second and third prizes until Shareen Mansfield from Open Thought Vortex

That’s right! Four Paws for Noah has a third writing competition under its banner and it goes live today. This contest is for nonfiction essays focusing on ableism, disability, access and overcoming. Noah has faced all these themes in his daily life. You can read more about the how and why of this competition on the Submittable page. I hope you will submit your work. Voices are needed on these issues. This is an opportunity to share yours. First place walks away with a cash prize of $250. As an

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