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Role-Playing Games Like ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Can Actually Heal the Mind and Body

Role-playing games aren’t just about slaying dragons and finding treasure; one researcher is using RPGs to help people with autism and disabilities

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July Is Disability Pride Month. Here Are Some Resources for Self-Education.

July marks the beginning of another important pride month: Disability Pride. Officially declared in 2015 by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to honor the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), this month “is used to promote visibility and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by[…]

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Sorry, Paparazzi, Shouting Is Not the Best Way to Get Nyle DiMarco’s Attention

Red carpets are full of paparazzi yelling at stars; watch the Nyle DiMarco paparazzi video where they shout for the deaf man’s attention

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#FollowFriday, Aug. 3: You Should Be Following These 5 Artists, Athletes and Activists

This weke’s #FollowFriday will introduce you to an inspiring athlete, a Palestinian fashionista and an angelic troublemaker from Nigeria

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