Posts Tagged 'awareness'

Is Everything You Need Really Already Inside?

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Watch these videos.

Posted by Carolyn Feb 25, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Whose Voice Should Be Heard?

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I recently came across a really interesting conversation in response to a blog post on http://persephonemagazine.com/. The title of the blog post was “A Day in the Life of a Fourteen Year Old Boy with Autism.” I had never read anything on this blog before, but the title of this post caught my attention. It is written by a woman who has a son with autism – and she takes on his persona – speaking and communicating thoughts as if she is him. While the post itself was interesting, what I found most interesting were the comments on the post. You can read them for yourself here at the end of the post.

Posted by Carolyn Feb 22, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

When Good People Say Bad Things

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It’s not uncommon that people ask me questions about disability. They know it’s what I spend the large majority of my time studying…so it only makes sense. But sometimes those conversations happen when I am least expecting it. Those unexpected conversations, though, always seem to be the best.

Posted by Carolyn Feb 08, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 6 Comments

Top Fitness Trends for 2011: Educated and Experienced Fitness Professionals

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As mentioned in the introductory post, for the first several weeks of the year I will be discussing the results of the ACSM survey regarding the top fitness trends for 2011.

Posted by Carolyn Jan 04, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 14 Comments

The Controversy Behind “The Cure”: Friend or Foe?

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The current discourse, which caters to the support for the advancement toward a ‘cure,’ is a highly controversial topic within the disability rights community. Yet when the discussion towards finding a ‘cure’ arises more often than not very little tribute goes to activists with disabilities who speak against the need for a ‘cure’.

Posted by guest Nov 29, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

We Can’t Just Sit Around and Wait…

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I’ve been a student for nearly all of my adult life – and the two short years I took off between my first and second rounds of graduate school, I spent working in campus recreation.

Posted by Carolyn Nov 09, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments