Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Finding employment after being released from prison

Posted by Emily Jensen on August 11, 2016 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Sometimes when a person is released from prison, they realize that they never want to experience that again.  They realize that they may have made mistakes when they were younger that led them on a path that they are ready to walk away from, but in some cases the damage may already be done and they might have a hard time getting back on the right path and finding employment where the employer can look past the decisions that they have made in the past.  Some of these decisions might...

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When You Disagree With What Your Family Thinks Is Best When It Comes To Your Life Choices

Posted by Emily Jensen on April 24, 2016 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Growing up with a medical diagnosis, is not easy for most people.  When you have family members who feel the need to add their two cents into the equation of what they think and feel is the best, that can make it even harder. In a lot of cases, where a person has a diagnosis, the biggest fear that the parents and doctors might have is that person wanting to have their own family one day.  There could be many risks involved depending on the diagnosis.  The doctors might meet wit...

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How to Encourage Your Special Needs Child To Suceed Instead of Holding Them Back

Posted by Emily Jensen on February 29, 2016 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

When a person has a diagnosis of one kind or another, chances are they face discrimination of one kind or another on a daily basis from strangers who do not know or understand their situation personally.  What is even more upsetting, is when their own family does not support and encourage them to be the best that they can be.  Some parents of special needs people might be extra overly protective to make sure that their child, even if they are legal...

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Mothering With Mental Illness Blog

Posted by Emily Jensen on February 26, 2016 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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Its Not Always All In Your Head

Posted by Emily Jensen on June 3, 2015 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Have you ever gone to your Doctor insisting that something was wrong, but your Disagreed and said that it was, "All in your head"? Sadly, this happens more often than some people might think. When one part of your body is not functioning to its full capacity, other parts of your body might start shutting down as well. Our Social Media Coordinator recently went in to the doctor to find out that her right side of her rib cage was completely dislocated, and she talked to the person who runs the ...

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