I signed up to volunteer for this several years ago. Never got a call back. Apparently, they're not THAT interested in volunteers.
When ADA first started, I was going to PCC and hung out with a variety of other disabled people. Though I can walk, not all disabilities are visible to the naked eye. (for those of you who think people who can walk shouldn't have disabled driver's tags) I learned quickly to see though others eyes when it came to accessability and have been fighting for wheelchair accessability every since, especially when it comes to disabled parking vs ramp location. I've found that once you point it out, many places are willing to fix the problem. Others, not so much. Offer to put the owner of the business in a wheelchair for the day (be sure to mention you'll tie them in with velcro) and often that will get them to change whatever needs changing.
Please remove the advertising.
I didn't mind buying newspapers (when Tucson still had two papers) from homeless people who were selling them on the medians in the city limits before it became illegal. What I mind today are the homeless who pester people at stop lights for cash. I asked one homeless man "how he did" that day. "Great!" He said. "I got over $150.oo in cash!" PLEASE stop giving homeless people cash! Most use it to feed drug and drinking addiction. If you want to help, try what I do: give out $5.oo to $10.oo gift cards to fast food restaurants. Not only can they get into a restaurant to eat, but they'll be allowed to clean up a bit in the bathroom. One man told me the cards were "better than cash" because of that.
Shame on this idiot for leaving a window open behind a couch with a blind dog! The dog probably heard another one barking but for obvious reasons, didn't know the window was open. How about a article on the real mediums in the area who do ghost tours around the state? I have a friend who's been doing them for ten years up in Williams. And Benson has one too.
I was diagnosed in 1962 at the ripe age of six months. Most of the drugs I've taken to control my seizures are either no longer on the market or are no longer used for Epilepsy. I tried Epilepsy surgery in "89 but continue to have seizures. Would I like to try hemp to see if it helps? You bet I would! Is it affordable when you're on disability? NO. I'm glad it's available for some, but the state has to remember that most people on disability can't come close to the prices (because of the taxes) because we're in deep poverty. Unless someone goes to the governor's office and has a full blown Grand Mal in front of him the cost isn't going to change.
Too bad the FDA won't allow those of us with backyard chickens to give them our excess eggs!
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