Black Influences

Black Influences

Black Influences Overcoming disability can be a life-long journey, but when you are black in addition to being disabled, it can be twice as difficult. February is Black History Month, and Disability Network/Lakeshore would like to recognize some of the many people of...
Shoveling Snow

Shoveling Snow

Shoveling Snow I just finished clearing my driveway of over a foot of snow. Welcome winter! I moved into this house last spring, so this is my first winter here and I do not yet have a snowblower or any other way of cleaning my driveway other than muscle power. I’m...
Close The Door!

Close The Door!

Close The Door! Forty years ago, if there were a fire in your home, on average you would have 17 minutes to get outside. Times have changed.  Because we are using more synthetic materials in our furnishings, fires burn faster and hotter than in the past. Now, on...
Have a Safe and Accessible Holiday!

Have a Safe and Accessible Holiday!

Have a Safe and Accessible Holiday! It’s the holiday season, and no matter what holidays you’re celebrating, you may have family or guests coming to visit. If they have disabilities you may want to consider doing a few things to make it easier for them to have a good...
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays As the latest wave of COVID-19 roles through Michigan again, I’m thinking about how long this pandemic will last. Did any of us ever think it would continue for over a year? I certainly didn’t. I’m ready for it this time though. I’ve made sure the items...
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