Posted in April 2015

The Bigger Picture, Issue 6

It’s Wednesday, so you know that means we’re bringing you a new issue of The Bigger Picture, fresh & hot out of the oven! More Than Just a Pet Here at NWGA CIL we have 4 service dogs that share our office (and sometimes a fifth dog, volunteer Anna), and it’s an absolute delight having … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 5

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our…blog posts? It’s Blog Wednesday! Welcome to the fifth issue of The Bigger Picture! Imagination & Delight Being non-verbal does not equate to being non-communicative. This is a concept that seems to be misunderstood (or even unknown) to so many in our world today. But … Continue reading

The Medical Arena & American Sign Language: A Powerful Discussion

Attention Medical Practitioners & the Deaf Community Tuesday, May 5, 2015 —- 6pm – 8pm Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Rome Campus (in the Administration Building Auditorium) The Medical Arena & American Sign Language: A Powerful Discussion Interpreters, Medical Professionals and Deaf Community For more information or to RSVP contact: Rebecca Story at 404-783-4193 or email … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 4

Howdy there, neighbor! It’s Wednesday, so you know what that means… Jump right into The Bigger Picture, Issue 4! Netflix: Now With Descriptive Audio! The phrase “binge watched that show this weekend” has been brought into our dialect courtesy of on-demand programming services like Netflix. The instant gratification of being able to watch a whole … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 3

It’s that NWGA CIL time, and you’re on that NWGA CIL channel! Welcome back (or for the first time) to The Bigger Picture, our weekly organizational blog post that gives you news from the world of Independent Living, suggestions for apps, staff spotlights and recent events! Let’s jump right in!   There’s something really big … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 2

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time for another issue of The Bigger Picture! Here are some neat things happening in the world of IL right now… New White House Receptionist The White House has a new receptionist, and she’s sending a great message to the nation. Go read about it!   Includification! The world … Continue reading