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The Gift of a Moment: Understanding Difficult Times and Choices

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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It’s Like We Are in Time Out

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Culture, Disability and a Game Called Barnga

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Repeat After Me: “Disability Does Not Mean Inability!”

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Repeat After Me: “I Am Not a Special Needs Mom!”

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Activism Against Ableism: A Short Film on Everything You Need to Know

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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How Can a Parent Get Ahead When School is Always Out?

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Micah’s Autism Assessment in Hawaii: An Update

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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The Gilmore Girls and The Lens of Time

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Samsung Commercial for DeafBlind in India: “Caring for the Impossible”

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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That Teacher Carrying a Wheelchair Using Student

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Greta Thunberg and the Gift of Autism

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Mauna Kea, Being a Hawaiian Ally, and Teaching Kids to be Allies

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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What People First Language Is (& Why and When It’s WRONG)

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Disability Hierarchy is Real and It’s Holding Us Back

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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What You Really Mean When You Say “All Abilities”

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Cutting Special Olympics is a Smoke Screen: Here’s Where the Real Issues Are

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Do You Want to Help the Disabled or Less Fortunate? Read These Tips First!

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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Telling, a Poem by Laura Hershey

MeriahMeriah Nichols is a career counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one gifted 2E). Deaf, with C-PTSD and TBI, she’s also a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black. www.meriahnichols.comJoin Us: A Conversation with Authors of “Unexpected”Fuck You, Oscars, Choosing an Octopus over the Disability …

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