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How Travel Became Important to Me

How Travel Became  Important to Me
My name is Peter. My parents came to America from Korea and I grew up speaking Korean. I am 24 now. In school, I was in Special Education because I didn’t want to learn what I was not interested in. I am interested in drawing, dinosaurs, music videos, Disneyland and traveling. When I was little...

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MIA’S SPACE: Community Builders Make Space for Everyone

MIA’S SPACE: Community Builders Make  Space for Everyone
Last issue, I wrote about how engagement in the same activities that everyone else engages in – work, school, leisure, sports, worship – is more likely to ensure safety and well-being for people with disabilities than formal programs ever could. In June, the Georgia Council on Developmental...

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