Posts in category "disabilities"

Why I hate Misericordia Candy Days

Why I hate Misericordia Candy Days
What? How can anyone hate Misericordia Candy Days: two days in April when thousands of guardians and volunteers show up at major intersections across Chicago seeking small donations for Misericordia, a widely respected agency on the north side that provides residential, social, and medical services to hundreds of adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. What’s to... Read more »

Mezz Gallery's Friday Night Reception features artists with intellectual disabilities

Mezz Gallery's Friday Night Reception features artists with intellectual disabilities
This Friday, March 21st, the Mezz Gallery in Chicago (1328 W Morse Ave) opens a show featuring the work of the “Visibility Arts” program of Search, Inc. All of pieces have been created by artists with intellectual disabilities. The creativity that springs from the minds of this population remains relatively untapped in our culture. But this... Read more »

This story is absolutely impossible. And absolutely true.

This story is absolutely impossible. And absolutely true.
This story is 99.999% non-fiction. The only part you will read that is in any way made up will be the bit about the Sherlock Holmes hat and the magnifying glass.  The rest: I would raise my hand in front of the Supreme Court and testify that it happened exactly as written, minus Sherlock’s hat.... Read more »
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