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The following article was submitted for publication to the Baltimore Sun on December 29th, 2015.  It’s difficult to say, in under 750 words, anything that has nuance or depth, but, I did feel as though we should try to alert … Continue reading

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Some Days It Just Hurts

There’s no denying that some days it just hurts. No matter how I act, no matter what I do, the world simply won’t budge. I’m walking to the bus stop this morning and arrive just as the bus pulls up. … Continue reading

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The Halo Effect

Impression management requires that people with disabilities learn to recognize and counteract the “halo effect.” In essence, the halo effect says that people with visible disabilities are angelic creatures who, as my grandmother use to say, “wouldn’t say dirt if … Continue reading

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