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Right on Target!

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Sep 30, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Storytelling 2 Comments

As a parent that is diagnosed with a developmental disability, Tricia worried that Brielle would not be on time with all of her cognitive and physical development. But Brielle is right on target and started walking at eleven months old! This has made life easier for Tricia and her husband, but in some ways, more [...]

When Your Biggest Roadblock is Society

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Aug 5, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Storytelling , , , 2 Comments

Tricia always dreamed of having kids some day. Realizing that for most people with a disability, this dream never has a chance to be actualized, she knew it was rooted more in fantasy than reality. That didn’t stop Tricia from dreaming and it didn’t stop Tricia’s instinctual yearning to be a mother either. Society has [...]

Obsolete Then, Obsolete Now!

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Jul 10, 2014 Advocacy, Grant Writing, News, Photography, Program Management, Storytelling , , 2 Comments

On April 8, 2014, the Justice Department announced it entered into an agreement that will resolve violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The landmark ten year agreement is the nation’s first statewide settlement to address the rights of people with disabilities to receive state funded employment [...]

The Intersection of Motherhood & Advocacy

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Jun 26, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Presentations, Storytelling , , , , , , , , 17 Comments

Meet Tricia. Mother. Advocate. College Graduate. Smart Phone Photographer. Blogger. Tricia’s warm smile and frequent Facebook posts of her toddler daughter Brielle are typical of a new mom who has taken to cell phone photography and many of the photographic apps available on the market. Tricia catches each developmental milestone for her friends and family [...]

You Learn Something New…

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Jun 20, 2014 Advocacy, News, Photography, Presentations, Program Management, Storytelling , , , , 0 Comments

Not too far from my new hometown near the Delaware River there is a magical place called Grounds For Sculpture!  I had the chance to attend a Cultural Access meeting yesterday hosted in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, The New Jersey Theater Alliance, The New Jersey Council on the Arts and the [...]

Team Grant Writing: A Free eBook Resource

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Apr 25, 2014 Grant Writing, News, Program Management, Storytelling , , , 3 Comments

Combining my two loves…that is what this eBook project is all about!  For some time now, I have wanted to write and illustrate a book on grant writing…but I wanted my version to be different. Different because most of the books I have read on the subject have been dry and unremarkable. I was going for pizzaz, and [...]

Answer This Grace—Best Video Editing Software-GO!

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Jan 23, 2014 News, Photography, Presentations, Storytelling , , 0 Comments

Well, it’s difficult for me to give you a definitive answer on what is the best video editing software. I am now and always have been partial to Apple products.  Because I am an artist first and then business person second, Apple computers have always been my top pick. I’ve found most Apple products to [...]

Effective Imaging and Some Welcomed Luck!

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Jan 22, 2014 Photography, Presentations, Storytelling , , , , 6 Comments

During my webinars and live presentations, I am often asked to talk about what types of images get the most attention on social media sites and what types of videos get the most hits on YouTube and Vimeo. Although I respect these types of questions and often think about how I can create effective imaging [...]