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Laura Kaponer

I am proud to be 1 in 5

One in five Americans will have a diagnosable mental illness within a given year, according to Mental Health America. One in five of your neighbors, loved ones, and community. You cannot tell by looking at us who we are. Stigma can keep us from openly sharing this part of ourselves. My name is Laura Kaponer… Keep Reading

THE BRIDGE BETWEEN

As a person with invisible mental disabilities, can I relate to someone with visible physical disabilities?  I definitely don’t believe in a disability hierarchy. There is no disability more valid or deserving of services than others. There’s a variety of challenges the disabled community shares as a whole.  At the very same time there are… Keep Reading