Teens and Young Adults: Get Educated Online!

Teachers: Help Out in the Current Crisis! By Anne Showers, Chief Executive Officer, Accessible Academics Do you have a high school junior or senior, a college, or trade-school student at home struggling with goals or completing their online education?  If so, Accessible Academics provides online life skills,

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Accessible Academics: Disability Changes your Life!

About Our Cover Model by Annette Pinder Anne Showers was born and raised in Western New York, attended Williamsville East High School and UB, hoping to become a veterinarian. Then, a series of events derailed her plans. “During high school, I experienced all of the symptoms of

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Embrace guilty pleasures to survive social isolation

Advice from UB Psychologist Shira Gabriel by Bert Gambini Social distancing helps to slow the spread of COVID-19, but people must also protect themselves from the mental health disorders strongly associated with social isolation, such as depression, anxiety, poor physical health, and even suicide, according to a

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Advice from Poison Control Center During Pandemic

Advice from our Director of Public Education and Communications, Gail Banach, during the COVID-19 pandemic “This is not just a snow day… we might be in for a long haul. Times like these bring disruption to family schedules in addition to confinement. Unfortunately, we may be confined for

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Calling All Eligible Students: Accessible Academics

Calling all Eligible Students Accessible Academics May Be Just What You Need! By Anne Showers, Founder & CEO A new local non-profit agency is growing and enrolling new students for the fall 2020 semester. Accessible Academics provides transition support to students with disabilities who want to attend

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Technology Classes for Older Adults

People Inc. Hosting Technology Sessions for Older Adults “Ready, Set, Click and Learn” connects smiles and miles through technology Open to the Public! March 2, 2020: People Inc. is hosting “Ready, Set, Click and Learn,” a free, interactive five-week program that teaches people age 50 and older,

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