Genre: Biographies of persons with disabilities; Women’s biographies Synopsis: Her Name Was Margaret tracks the difficult life and devolvement of Margaret Louise Jacobson, a once religiously devoted and musically talented young girl who suffered a psychotic break as a teenager. Following her commitment to a psychiatric hospital and a diagnosis of schizophrenia, Ms. Jacobson spent […]Read More Book Review: Her Name Was Margaret, by Denise Davy
It’s here, folks! Click below to start listening to the extended, extra-special mega episode of the “Hear Me Roar” podcast, “Female Business Owners: The Benefits, Pitfalls and Struggles Women Face When Running Their Own Business”! The episode features the podcast’s very first guest, Angie Bonin, of Angelina Rose Photography! Kate had an amazing time chatting […]Read More Listen to the Extended Version of Episode 2, Female Business Owners, with special guest, Angie, of Angelina Rose Photography! — Hear Me Roar – Podcast with Kate Itacy
By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: July 8, 2018 As I read journalist Ben Mattlin’s fantastic new book, In Sickness and in Health: Love, Disability, and a Quest to Understand the Perils and Pleasures of Interabled Romance, this past week, it made me think about my own interabled marriage. Mattlin describes an “interabled couple” as one […]Read More Interabled Couples and Families
Hi again, everyone! While half of our dynamic duo is still on her hiatus (during which time, she’ll be creating and starting her own online nutrition-based education/coaching system – Go, Nikki!), the other half, Kate, is here to give you our fifth podcast episode, “Self-Hate and Female Rivalry.” This podcast episode focuses on how we, […] […]Read More Check Out Episode 5 of Our Podcast, “Self-Hate and Female Rivalry” — Hammer Time with Nikki and Kate
By: Katherine Itacy, Esq. Dated: June 3, 2018 Ok, so I have been going around for quite some time, claiming to feel like I am an active mind and spirit trapped inside a diseased body. I’ve made this claim, knowing full well that I could have it a lot worse: I could actually have become […]Read More The Diving Bell and The Butterfly
What if a VR game existed that could teach the user empathy towards others?Read More Could We Teach Empathy Through VR?