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The MediSked Blog

Highlighting Adaptive Programs - Shared Ski Adventures 

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Mon, Mar 26, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

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Tags: 2018, Awareness, Inclusion

Raising Awareness this World Down Syndrome Day

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, Mar 21, 2018 @ 08:30 AM

Today is World Down Syndrome Day! People across the globe will observe today by advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well-being of people with Down syndrome.

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Building a Vibrant Community: Inclusion and Belonging

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 @ 10:20 AM

Last week I attended an engaging seminar on the topics of inclusion and belonging taught by Al Condeluci, a professor, CEO of a provider agency, and world-renowned speaker. We learned about the concept of social capital, which is defined as the value of the relationships in our lives. Social capital is integral for people to feel included and like they belong to a community or network.

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Celebrating the 27th Anniversary of the ADA - Looking to the Future

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 @ 11:44 AM

Today we celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On July 26, 1990, the landmark civil rights legislation was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Throughout the past 27 years our country has advanced the rights, accessibility, and inclusion of individuals. However, there is always more work to be done to reach full integration in the community and access to necessary supports and services.

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Tags: 2017, Awareness, Inclusion