The Philosophy of Independent Living

The Philosophy of Independent Living

The Philosophy of Independent Living Defining the philosophy of independent living isn’t all that difficult. Simply put, it means that even with a disability we want to be able to make choices about the things we believe are important. We are the ones living our lives...
Thunderstorms and Lightning

Thunderstorms and Lightning

Thunderstorms and Lightning Last night we had quite a storm! I woke many times to the sound of thunder and the flash of lightning. When that happens, I often think about how blessed I am to be inside, comfortable, and safe. Lightning is the leading cause of death from...
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...