This is the scar from my shoulder replacement surgery, four weeks after the surgery.

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“Buffalo State Hospital, A History of Institution in Light and Shadow” Book Discussion

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In 1960, my grandmother died at Buffalo State Hospital. She'd lived there...... READ MORE of this article

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Living Universal Design

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What does it mean to apply the principles of universal design to everyday living? Join Sue on her journey through shoulder surgery and learn how she applied the concepts of universal design to her day-to-day life.

Watch DEEJ Movie on World Autism Awareness Day

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Students and STRESS

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We’re Excited For… The 2018 Disability Pride Parade & Festival!

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Accessibility in the Workplace: Is What’s “Legal” Enough?

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Taking shirt off, start with strong arm

Hurray for Inclusive Clothing Design!

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Advocating Isn’t Easy

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Starlight Studio – Inclusivity in Art

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Simple and Safe seated & standing yoga practice 5 days post surgery-16

Yoga Practice Without Using Your Arms

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Book Recommendation: “Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure”

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Simple and Safe seated & standing yoga practice 5 days post surgery-16

Ableism? What is that?

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ABLEISM: DISCRIMINATION TOWARD PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES.
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UD Enterprises USA Sled Hockey Workshop 2017

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Simple and Safe seated & standing yoga practice 5 days post surgery-16

How Many Joints Can You Replace and Still Be Human?

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Six months after surgery movement right arm raised with palm facing up

Six Months Post Shoulder Surgery

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This is the scar from my shoulder replacement surgery, four weeks after the surgery.

Scar Update: Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Wheelchair Access in China - Ramp on Beach

Design for Accessibility in China

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UD Yoga from 3:30 pm to 5 pm June 8th, June 15th and June 22nd

UD Yoga Community Pilot Classes: Impacts of Design of Space and Yoga Props

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In Soul Yoga Studio in Qingdao, China

Yoga class in Qingdao, China

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UD Yoga from 3:30 pm to 5 pm June 8th, June 15th and June 22nd

UD Yoga in the Community Begins!

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Pre surgery prep for one handed showering, oral care

Designing Your Home and Life for Doing

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Simple and Safe seated & standing yoga practice 5 days post surgery-16

Universal Design & Yoga

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The doctor uses needles for treatment of the patient

Recovery & Community Acupuncture

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Laying on back with legs in the air and arms against the wall.

Exploring Movement and Breath Post Surgery

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Laying in hospital bed for shoulder surgery

My Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Pre operation prep

Preparing for Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Pre-operation prep, close up of shoulder before surgery.

Why Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

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Recent Events – We’ve Been Busy!

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UD Yoga at USA Sled Hockey Development Camp!

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Tuesday afternoon, July 10, 2018, the UD Yoga team had a great...... READ MORE of this article

Six months after surgery movement right arm behind back

UD Community Yoga Reflections

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Fridays at the Foundry Buffalo

Foundry UD Yoga Series Honors Jamie Lembeck

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UD Yoga: The Jamie Lembeck Series, Spring 2018

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Fridays at the Foundry Buffalo

Teaching Yoga that is Safe, Welcoming and Comfortable

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UD Enterprises USA Sled Hockey Workshop 2017

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Laying in hospital bed for shoulder surgery

My Shoulder Replacement Surgery

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Weekly Moment of Gratitude

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Weekly Moment of Gratitude 4/9

Weekly Moment of Gratitude

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Weekly Moment of Gratitude 3/14

Weekly Moment of Gratitude

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Six months after surgery movement right arm by side

Weekly Moment of Gratitude – 3/7

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Weekly Moment of Gratitude 2/26

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WNY Adaptive Rec Expo 2017 Yoga Class - People lying on yoga mats

Weekly Moment of Gratitude 2/16

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Accessible section subway Xi an, China

What’s Up this Week – 2/9

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Yoga for Trauma Survivors

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Yoga for Trauma Survivors – An Introduction

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Sometimes there is confusion between stress and trauma. One way of understanding...... READ MORE of this article

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