CommonGround and IDD

commonground software Sep 29, 2015
 

Some thought people with intellectual development disorders and co-occurring mental health...

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Trauma and the Journey Home to Our Bodies

recovery Sep 18, 2015
 

Those of us who survived child abuse learned to fear and "leave" our bodies. Adopting new health...

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Reflection on the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

 

On July 26th, 1990 President George H. W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities...

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Chat with Oliver Platt

recovery Jul 29, 2015

This week I had an opportunity to advise Oliver Platt on his role in a new television spinoff...

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Healing and Recovery With CommonGround

commonground software Apr 23, 2015

This week we got a beautiful note from one of our peer specialists working in a CommonGround...

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Making a Difference

commonground software Mar 20, 2015

Here at Pat Deegan & Associates, we work really hard to create materials that inspire hope...

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Lessons from the Longest Night

recovery Dec 26, 2014
 

In my recovery, I've always looked to nature for insight and inspiration about how change and...

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4th Century BCE Anti-Stigma Campaign

There have always been champions who have gone against the grain of the dominant culture and...

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We Are All Connected: Reflection on Robin Williams' Suicide

recovery Sep 30, 2014

Like so many, I was deeply affected by Robin Williams’ suicide.  I was a big fan of...

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Anderson Cooper Hears Voices and the Media Plays "Telephone"

Do you remember playing the game "Telephone"?  One person would whisper a message to the...

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