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The Power of Storytelling

“The shortest distance between two people is a story.” – Patti Digh

The power of storytelling has always intrigued me: how sharing stories can spark attention and connect us together. It’s through this connection of relating to one another that we can begin to care and take action.

What does “celebrity” mean to you?

I worked in publishing for almost 15 years. I worked with some authors whose names will never be known outside their specialized field, and I worked with others who made significant royalties from their book sales, whose names a layperson might recognize. Whether their reputation was big or small, there were many who enjoyed some level of celebrity

Everyone Has a Voice!

One of the most important things in making services and systems for people with disabilities work better is remembering that everyone has a voice. And when I say that I mean EVERYONE! They may not speak the same language as you do, they may not speak at all. They may use American Sign Language.

College Planning 101

Planning for college is happening for high school juniors and seniors right now! Some may have already applied, and some are already hearing back from schools they've applied to.

Eight Things to Do Right Now with New (and Returning) Legislators

My favorite blogs to read are ones that explain things in a straightforward way using plain language, and then have a call to action, or tell me to do something. I am Denise Rozell, Director of Policy Innovation at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and I work with the National Coordinating Center on policy issues and systems change.