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Rachel Kolb speaks about her experience of communicating in sign language and how she challenged social norms. 

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Some tips from the CDC on preventing tick bites and...ALWAYS do a tick check. #healthyliving #tick #disability 

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So...what do you do if you find a tick that has attached to you? Time for some tick first aid. #healthyliving #disability #tick 

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Hope you're not too squeamish about bugs but here's info on ticks likely to be found in our area (American dog or wood tick, black-legged or deer tick, brown dog tick, groundhog tick, lone star tick) and diseases they carry. #wilc #disability #heathyliving 

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Last week was National Women's Health Week. It's not to late to get started. Select your age group to find some steps for good health. #NWHW #healthyliving #disability #wilc 

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Need help, support or information on mental illness? The New York State chapter of the National Institute on Mental Illness, NAMI, has an info page with resources. #healthyliving #wilc #disability #nami

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I was stunned and broken hearted a few years back when a friend committed suicide at my house. I was ignorant of the warning signs and may have been able to help. Here's some ideas for intervention from the Mayo Clinic. #westchester #putnam #suicide #disability #healthyliving

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Jennifer Bartlett writes “My primary difficulty has been with people’s negative reaction, or what disability-studies scholars call the “social construction” of disability. This primarily means that the main challenges disabled people face come from societal prejudice and inaccessible spaces.”

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Some tips from the Mayo Clinic on reducing your risk of skin cancer.
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