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Service Animals at Work

The importance of the bond between humans and animals is undeniable. Many studies have shown the value of that bond in the form of mental, physical and even social health, but some of our animal friends are talented and caring enough to be capable of taking on the responsibility of becoming service animals. Service animals,…

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Hockey is for Everyone™

We are over a month into the 2022 Stanley Cup Finals, and the competition is getting heated. Unfortunately, none of California’s hockey teams remain in the running, with the LA Kings having faced off against the Edmonton Oilers and exiting in the first round. As sad as that news is, it’s not the end of…

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Everyone Out and Hitting the Trail!

California is no stranger to natural beauty, there is a reason we have the most National Parks (our nine even beating out gorgeous Alaska’s eight!). It is a part of our culture as Californians to not only be custodians to a variety of environments, but also to meaningfully interact with them. That is why it…

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Online AT Shopping Tips!

Assistive Technology (AT) can be expensive, and it is not always covered by insurance or public resources. That is why it is crucial to use as many advantages you have at your disposal to get the best deal possible. With the holiday shopping season kicking into full gear, tactics to get a deal when shopping…

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Halloween is for anybody!

A Halloween that is accessible to everyone is possible without any extra effort or with very little effort and some creativity. With COVID-19 still being a serious consideration, please check out last year’s blog Spooky, Not Scary for some tips on how to have a socially distant and safe Halloween. Accessible costumes Costumes that incorporate…

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Video Conferencing Social Activities

Many activities can be adapted to video conferencing with only a few alterations. Most are free, and others are offered at a varying range of price points. There are many video conferencing options to choose from. What you choose really depends on your needs. All of these have free options, and some have paid upgrades.…

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Zoom’s Newest Updates

Making sure your Zoom account is up-to-date is not only a good rule of thumb for ensuring that your program runs smoothly, but is also a good way to ensure that you have access to all of the newest and most exciting features these platforms have to offer. If you want to be sure your…