Tag Archives: holiday season

Give the Gift of Inclusion

This holiday season, many people are skipping the traditional gifts of toys or clothes and giving “experiences” to family and friends. These could include tickets to live theater, restaurant certificates, classes to learn something new, scavenger hunts or escape rooms, … Continue reading

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Hitting the Road for the Holidays? Plan Ahead for a Less Stressful Trip

According to the American Automobile Association, otherwise known as AAA, over 55 million travelers are taking to the roads and the skies this Thanksgiving holiday, among them approximately 12.6 percent (almost 7 million) travelers with disabilities (https://newsroom.aaa.com/tag/thanksgiving-travel-forecast).  The majority of … Continue reading

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Is Grandma’s House Accessible? Visitability for the Holidays

Are you opening your home to guests with disabilities? Learn how to make your home “visitable” so everyone can join the celebrations! Continue reading

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Staying Healthy Through the Holidays: Taking Care of Your Mental Health

The holiday season can be a difficult time for many.  From the stress of family obligations to the traditional “holiday blues” some people may find themselves struggling with sadness, anxiety, and depression.  People with mental health conditions may be especially … Continue reading

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Tips for Coping with Depression and Stress during the Holiday Season (Part II)

Despite our best efforts, we may still experience sadness, hopelessness, anxiety, or other feelings that make it difficult to engage in life activities during the holidays and may need to seek professional help.  The following are a few mental health … Continue reading

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Tips for Coping with Depression and Stress during the Holiday Season (Part I)

The holiday season is a time for joy, cheer, parties, and family gatherings but for many people, the stress of the holidays and depression (i.e. the “holiday blues”) make the holidays a less than enjoyable experience.  There are a variety … Continue reading

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