Writing an Ad that Works. The Secrets to Hiring the Right People

May 29, 2019 Katherine
Writing an ad that attracts the right people to work with your family member who experiences a disability. Choosing a title, using keywords can both differentiate your ad from all the others seeking help, it can also attract the right people who want to work for the right reasons. Here is the link to the
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We Are Hiring!

May 9, 2019 fulllifeahead
Below you will find the job listing and resume submission for the Full Life Ahead Foundation Executive Director. The Executive Director works in partnership with the Board of Directors and the staff to provide leadership and direction for The Full Life Ahead Foundation, Inc., and to develop organizational strategy.  The Executive Director implements policies, vision and
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Where Will They Live? Things to Consider When Looking at Housing Options Part Two

April 29, 2019 Katherine
From the time our children are born, we worry about where they will live when they become adults. What will their lives be like? We have a few answers. Doing nothing only kicks the can down the road. It is time to start exploring your options. Let’s discover a vision and assist your son or
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Welcome to The Shining Beautiful Series Podcast!

April 2, 2019 Katherine
  Hello! That is right!  Mikelle and I have started our own podcast and frankly, it is doing pretty well. We talk about technology and everyday life with experts, friends, family and other folks who experience disability. Mikelle uses her iPad and TalkChat app to interview folks. I chime in information and perspectives to consider and
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Home of their Own? What are the options for adult children with disabilities?

March 27, 2019 Katherine
  I remember the day Mikelle told me she wanted to move out of our condo into a place of her own like it was yesterday. It was the springtime of her graduation year.  It was a Saturday evening, the smell of blossoming apple trees filled the air.  As part of our ritual back then,
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Love and the Hardware Store

February 28, 2019 Katherine
Today was one of those mornings. An early and challenging workout at the Crossfit gym, followed by my appealing but frustrating writing class and then, back to Mikelle’s to help her with her blog and another few hours of a steep learning curve as we prepare to launch her podcast. The day abruptly started at
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What is Waiting for You in 2019?

January 25, 2019 Katherine
The Christmas tree is back in the box. Time to put out the welcome mat for 2019. Most of us are tired from all the holiday shuffle and are tempted to fall into the warm arms of a comfy chair, cover ourselves with a cozy quilt, and sip tea as we look out at the
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The Spirit of the Holiday Season is Where You Look for it.

December 20, 2018 Katherine
The ornaments are up on the tree, the garland glitters, and the string of lights twinkle like stars in the night. A mound of wrapping paper is stacked next to gifts not yet wrapped. The sacred holiday nears. Packages arrive on doorsteps with the wish that not a single porch pirate dare steal the joy
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Thankful Words Make a Difference...they did for Bob.

November 21, 2018 Katherine
  “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” — Albert Schweitzer Words such as these echo through the hearts of many a caregiver and parent. They sit
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October is National Disability Employment Month, what is Alabama doing to get people employed?

October 24, 2018 Katherine
The leaves are turning, the colors are rich this year with oranges and reds. In Denver, we have had our first brush with winter. October marks the seasonal advent of fall and it is also National Disability Employment Month. This month let’s celebrate Alabama’s Employment First efforts and the passage of the 2014 Workforce Opportunities
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