Finding Civility and Common Ground in Times of Conflict

Since the dawn of time conflict has been an instrument for change. Dissatisfaction, and indeed disagreements, have created opportunities for progress and growth. Conflict can be productive. It’s ugly and messy when we are in the thick of it, but we can come out of it for the better if we tread carefully and with... Continue Reading →

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The Art and Importance of Choosing Your Elected Officials

The mid-term elections are nearly here. A lot is at stake for Americans with disabilities. Do you know who's running for office on November 6, 2018? Sure, you've seen the campaign ads and postcards....but, do you REALLY know who's running...beyond the ads and postcards I mean? Have you really gotten to know your Senators, Representatives... Continue Reading →

Words Matter

A few days ago, the President of the United States got up in front of media, and medal winning Paralympic Athletes, and told them that they were “inspiring” but “a little tough to watch too much.” Let me say that a different way. He stood up in front of our nation and told WORLD CLASS... Continue Reading →

Ableism: It Starts With Your Perception

If you Google the word “ableism” the first result to come up is: “discrimination in favor of able-bodied people (emphasis added.)” This is much different from the definition of any other discrimination such as racism or sexism. These are defined as prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against people of said group; feeling as though you... Continue Reading →

How Has the ADA Helped You?

We must not be complacent, we must continue to be actively educating, training and building accessible awareness in our communities! Celebrate the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)! Share your ADA experience with us at NHU! At New Horizons Un-Limited we celebrate the ADA by honoring the activism and effort of the... Continue Reading →

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