7 days of insanity: Nellie Bly, A Woman making disability history 

March is host to International women’s day and Women’s month for the United States. I’m highlighting Nellie Bly (lonely orphan girl) for her journalism and advocacy of women with mental illness. Ms. Bly, born May 5, 1864 was offered a job, under the pen name of lonely orphan girl, with Pittsburgh Dispatch in 1885 afterContinue reading “7 days of insanity: Nellie Bly, A Woman making disability history ”

Bob Dole, doling out donation to KU Research and Training Center for independent living

On February 2,2017, Former Senator Bob Dole made a donation to Kansas University Research and Training Center for Independent Living (RT/CIL). Former Senator Bob Dole, a native-born Kansas resident, went back to his roots and donated $10,000 to RT/CIL. Independent Living Centers were born from the civil rights movement when it was finally recognized thatContinue reading “Bob Dole, doling out donation to KU Research and Training Center for independent living”