Monthly Archive: September 2006

Census data on disabilities

Via Wheelie Catholic: Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26 Population Distribution 51.2 million Number of people who have some level of disability. They represent 18 percent of the population. 32.5 million Number of people with a severe disability. They represent…
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Tschüss, Rolli-Moden?

I heard a rumour on CareCure that Rolli-Moden‘s US operations are closing down. Rolli-Moden is a German company that makes fairly stylish adaptive clothing for wheelchair users. At the time of this writing, their website has a note saying it’s…
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Personal Responsibility

Lisa on disability, caregiving, and personal responsibility: Could I Have Saved D’s Foot and Other Thoughts About Caregiving: When D’s family says that they wished he would have found a nice nurse or physical therapist for him to marry, this…
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Germany – Schloss Nymphenburg

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series 2006 Germany

Schloss Nymphenburg, built in the late 17th century, was the summer palace of the kings of Bavaria. It includes castles, pavilions, stables, and a huge 200 acre Baroque/English park. My aunt works for the Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung (elegantly in English the…
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I frequently tell my children that I wish I had trained a dog before I ever had children, because I learned so much about behaviour that way. Eldest Son kindly sent me this article: The central lesson I learned from…
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