What's Your Story?

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What's Your Story?

Indiana Disability History Project

Tell Your Story

Indiana Disability History Project

Picturing My World

Irene and Brenda

photo of Irene and Brenda

Picturing My World

Don Robinson's Story

photo of Don and his cat

Kentucky Childhood

Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

photo of Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

My First Permanent

1930's Perm Machine

photo of 1930's Perm Machine

Why Living Downtown Works

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Katrina Gossett chose to live in a downtown Indianapolis neighborhood close to stores, services, and parks, so that she can be independent. She has a service dog and uses a wheelchair. “I’ve noticed that the stores and restaurants have made an effort to become accessible even though the [older] architecture is not ideally designed for […]

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Struggling to Find a Job

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Sylvia Jackson worked for Nation Able Network’s Senior Community Employment Program until she found herself in the same situation her clients had been, out of a job. Her many interviews have not yielded employment, despite a positive attitude and willingness “to do 150 percent.” “I’m competing against people much younger and people who do not have […]

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I Believe I Can Make a Difference

Nov 21st, 2013 by admin | 0

Doug Hughes is a longtime resident of south side Indianapolis, where he takes a leadership role in improving his community. “We want to make it the neighborhood, not the ‘hood.’  We want to get rid of the stereotype to make it better.” Despite transportation challenges — “whether I have to roll down there, or I […]

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