Tag Archives: Neil Marcus

Neil Marcus – In Memoriam

Neil Marcus leaning against a dark reflective background, on which we see his reflection. Courtesy of Neil Marcus and Gary Ivanek. Today we celebrate the life of actor and playwright, Neil Marcus who died last November.  Born with dystonia, a … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary of the ADA

By Adrienne Lauby A few days ago, I heard of a 90 year old woman who refused an IV line because the doctor said she would have to go into a hospital if she had it put in. She wanted … Continue reading

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Dancing With Disability

Listen (29 min.) This program is dedicated to the memory of Peggy Hecker, long time Pushing Limits member, who died earlier this year. The complex history of the word cripple How to include people with verbal, cognitive, developmental, emotional and … Continue reading

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