Today's blog is the second of a four-part series in which our contributors tell their stories of being people with disabilities who are also victims of sexual abuse. At the bottom of this and each part in the series, you will find resources for assault survivors. In the interest of protecting individuals’ privacy, if you would … Continue reading Disability and #MeToo: Part 2
This month's blog post addresses the serious but often-ignored intersection of disability and sexual assault/abuse. RAISE is proud to highlight this four-part series of personal stories from our guest contributors, who have bravely shared their experiences as people with disabilities coping with the aftermath of the sexual assaults they endured.
Image matters, or at least we think so in high school. From the stars of the most recent Netflix series to the kids that sit at the “cool kid table” in the cafeteria, image matters. Although many of us as adults recognize that being cool is not everything, to a teenager it is. But what … Continue reading Be Like the Cool Kids
Transition means something different to everyone. Each profession has its own definition, goals, and processes. Although they are written differently, all definitions include the idea of change, progress over time, and successful adult outcomes. But until you are knee-deep in the process, these mean very little. Few youth with or without disabilities truly understand the full impact … Continue reading What is Transition?
This section of our website is more personal and will include articles from Co-Director Josie Badger and the occasional guest blogger on Transition-related issues from an “insider’s” perspective. So without further ado, here is the first installation of the RAISE Center Blog! What is Transition? Transition means something different to everyone. Each profession has its … Continue reading Welcome to the RAISE Blog!