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From the Editor: Darrel Kirby is the co-founder and co-owner of Thrive Behavioral Health. He is a mental health therapist and alcohol and drug counselor. When Darrel found his own life unravelling at age 20 and unexpectedly losing all of his eyesight, he sought psychotherapy and discovered such healing that he was driven to establish… Continue reading LEARNS: Establishing Mental Health Hygiene by Darrel Kirby →
From the Editor: Justin Mark Hideaki Salisbury serves as second vice president of the national Association of blind students and chairs our legislative and self advocacy committee. He teaches home management and braille in Philadelphia and is hoping to begin a phD program in education in the fall. When a sighted person takes an evening… Continue reading The Real Experts on Blindness by Justin MH Salisbury →
From the Editor: Credit cards are an important step toward financial independence for many students. However, the process of selecting and properly using a credit card can be daunting, to say the least. Below, find tips for selecting your first credit card, as well as how to develop good credit card habits. Thank you to… Continue reading Advice on Credit Cards for Beginners by Joe Orozco →
From the Editor: Lindsay Kerr is a senior at California State University Long Beach (CSULB) in the Liberal Studies Program. In addition to being a senior at CSULB, she works in her Students with Disabilities Office as the Instructional Materials and Technology Consultant. Her career goal is to be a teacher of blind students. … Continue reading Braille with Five Fingers by Lindsay Kerr →
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