Self-care: What It Means, Why It’s Important

What is self-care? Self-care can be defined as “any deliberate act that positively impacts the self. It includes self-awareness, self-acceptance, taking care of one’s mental health, and attaining a healthy

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Google Hiring More Employees With Autism with New Initiative

Google is making an effort to hire more employees with autism, and it’s not just because they are a good company. There are many benefits to hiring people on the

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10 Reasons Respite is Essential for Caregivers

What is respite? Respite care is a temporary relief for caregivers. These services can be provided at your home or healthcare facility. This form of care can be for a

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Disability Inequality: Developmentally Disabled Employees Earn Less than Minimum Wage

Let’s discuss how developmentally disabled individuals could earn more than minimum wage if they were hired for jobs where they could excel. Is it really legal to pay developmentally disabled

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How to Optimize Your Workforce: Hiring an Employee with Developmental Disabilities

Congrats! We’re so pleased that you’re taking steps toward welcoming individuals with developmental disabilities into your workforce. And the good news is that you’ve taken the correct first step: doing

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ArtWorks 101

Have you heard of ArtWorks? At Angel Guardians, we believe that we can foster inclusivity by providing a creative program to our community. So that’s exactly what we did. We

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7 Social Etiquette Tips for Someone Interacting with an Individual in a Wheelchair

Most of the time, when someone makes a wheelchair etiquette mistake, it’s simply because they don’t know better. By educating those around you, you’re helping spread inclusivity and kindness. Thanks

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6 Methods for Managing Caregiver Stress

Becoming a caregiver is arguably one of the most stressful jobs any person can take on. Whether you are becoming a first time parent, or taking on the role of

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How Video Games Can Be More Than a Distraction for People With Disabilities

A common misconception that’s plagued the video game industry since it took a major hold in our day to day life is the idea that video games are inherently bad

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Simple Exercises for Adults with IDD

Physical activity is one of the most overlooked aspects of a healthy lifestyle for individuals with IDD. Studies suggest that on average, persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities have decreased

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