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The Benefits of Making Art and Participatory Art

You don’t have to be an artist to make art. You don’t have to be an artist to experience the benefits of making art, such as a decrease in the stress hormone, Cortisol. In fact, there’s evidence that Participatory Art like Art in Recovery and Intuitive Art at TACID, can aid in the wellness and…

ABLE Accounts

If you have a disability that began before you turned 26, you may be eligible for an ABLE Account. The ABLE Act was approved in 2014 to help people with disabilities save money in a “tax-favored” account. Money saved in ABLE accounts can be used to pay for expenses that help to maintain your health,…

Mental Health Awareness: Preventing Stigma and Self Stigma

Mental Health Stigma and Self Stigma The video in this post was produced by Disability Rights Washington before COVID-19, but it’s message still applies! At the time, 1 in 5 people were living with a mental health disability. Fast forward to 2020—half of adults said that worry or stress related to the Pandemic had a…

WeThe15 Campaign

In August, a group of international organizations launched WeThe15, a global disability rights campaign. WeThe15’s primary aim is to improve inclusion for 1.2 billion people who are living with disabilities—15% of all the people in the world. It’s a big campaign with ambitious goals and objectives! WeThe15 Objectives Put persons with disabilities at the heart…

TACID Blog

COVID-19 has amplified challenges persistently faced by people experiencing disabilities in the US.