The Journey – Embracing Inclusion

Fri, Oct 11, 2013 1:18 pm

If you are “able-bodied” or without impairments, how would you like to roll a mile or for a while in my wheel chair? Wear a blind fold to perform regular routines? Use plugs to deafen or eliminate sounds in your ears? Hear sounds in your head that others do not hear? Endure “invisible” disabilities which are called into question because you do not use a cane, walker, or a wheel chair? You would quickly learn, as I have, the difficulties of negotiating when there are barriers – whether to structures, programs, technology, or services.

Tue, Oct 1, 2013 8:56 am

Ohio University prides itself on our inclusive, supportive atmosphere. Today, through the launch of “The Journey ~ Embracing Inclusion” blog, we hope to further our commitment to fostering a welcoming community for all. Utilizing the web and social media, this blog will allow the thoughts, ideas, stories and journeys of people concerned about inclusion and disabilities to be shared across the globe.