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Building our own meaningful life community and anything else (philosophical issues, book reviews, advocacy)

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Sustainable living options at the highest level of independence/choice.

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Community

Participating as a respected and integrated member in community such as churches, schools, social, political, and interest groups, recreation, and commercial areas and transportation.

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Health

Medical, behavioral, and mental health.

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Work

Contributing and participating in the world of work through employment and volunteerism.

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Education

Lifelong learning in formal and informal settings.

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Self

Internal life – identity, personal power and self-determination, sense of self, hobbies, spirituality, sexuality, emotional life.

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Relationships

Building and maintaining connections with others.

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Meaningful Life Cafe is a great way to join in the conversation with others in Washington State who are discussing all ranges of disability issues. Our vision is of an inclusive and vibrant community that values and supports people of all abilities. This powerful, new social change forum enables us to experience the power of community, showing us that by acting together, we really can create a meaningful future for all.

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"No funding available" - A family's strugglePosted by Bettina HansenBETTINA HANSEN / THE SEATTLE TIMESAmy Crawley of Kirkland holds her son Rowan, 8, when he becomes too rowdy while playing.Rowan Crawley, 8, of Kirkland has severe autism, requiring almost constant care from his mother Amy, father Tony, and his school. The Crawleys have been waiting for most of…See More
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