Leonore H. Dvorkin

Leonore’s List – New Ad Site for the Visually Impaired

Denver-based author and editor Leonore H. Dvorkin has created an ad platform exclusively for ads placed by and aimed at the blind and those with other disabilities. Titled Leonore’s List, the new site has a number of ad categories, including employment, housing, services, organizations, publications, products, and more. According to the guidelines for ads on…

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The Power of Healing Words Explored by Jewel Kats

“I personally don’t struggle with writing. It’s my biggest release,” said Jewel Kats, award-winning author of children’s books in her recent interview with Carole Di Tosti on Blog Critics. As the author of empowering books for children, Kats makes an equally empowering statement about the art of writing. As a writer, our words mean more…

painting by Alfredo Zotti

Toward a Holistic Approach to Schizophrenia

By Alfredo Zotti Because there is more than one type of schizophrenia, different individuals may present schizophrenia differently. The combinations of outcomes vary greatly from person to person, but in general the research results seems to apply to most. Many times, the causes of schizophrenia are unknown because many aspects of brain function are not…

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Color Blindness – A Common Genetic disorder

Guest Blogger: Kathryn A genetic disorder is a kind of disease that is caused due to various abnormalities in the person’s genome. In most of the cases, such genetic disorder appears since the birth time and it is seen that the genetic disorders are quite rear to be found in human beings. There are various genres…

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Do You Believe These Myths about People with Disabilities?

Guest Blogger: Stacey Graham Over the years, those with disabilities have had to deal with not only adjusting to life with their disability but also their place in society. There is a lot of well-meaning but flat-out inaccurate beliefs about the disabled floating around. Some of these are relics from times past, while others are just…

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Disability is Not a Disadvantage

Guest Blogger: Mitchell Nelson Helen Keller was both deaf and blind. Some people might view these as disabilities. But she didn’t believe them but believed in her own capacity to achieve great things. She has been known as a remarkable author, political activist, and lecturer since. Beethoven was profoundly deaf but this didn’t stop him either…