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Using the Five Senses to Calm

There is a technique in trauma therapy that calls upon the five senses when hurt or the memory of...

Jamie Sumner
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Older Americans Month: Why Age At Home?

Each May, we celebrate Older Americans Month (OAM) to recognize the countless contributions older...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Occupational Therapy Month

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)?

Every April, we celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month to honor the differences these vital...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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Feds Move to Rein In Prior Authorization

Prior Authorization: a System That Harms and Frustrates Patients When Paula Chestnut needed hip...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Introducing the 20th Annual Caregiver Story Contest Judging Panel

Get to Know this Year’s Annual Caregiver Story Contest Judges We are thrilled to present our...

Madeline Perez
Developmental Disabilities Awareness

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month: Beyond the Conversation

What Are Developmental Disabilities? Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions that come...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Music is the Universal Language

Here’s Why Music is the Universal Language This past autumn in that magical window of time before...

Jamie Sumner
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The Importance of Disabled Role Models

We Cannot Underestimate the Importance of Disabled Role Models for Our Kids I’m pretty good at...

Jamie Sumner

Is Inclusion Always the Right Choice?

Advocacy Doesn’t Have to Mean 100% Inclusion I want my son Charlie to be with his peers. I want...

Jamie Sumner
7 questions older Americans should ask their surgeon

7 Questions Older Americans Should Ask Their Surgeon

Weighing Risks of a Major Surgery Larry McMahon, who turned 80 in December, is weighing whether to...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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