Journalism

For over 30 years, Carol has established herself as an advocate for people with disabilities and has and continues to write articles for businesses, professional organizations, and newspapers. Her love for writing started in 1981 while she was in college in San Bernardino, CA.

She wrote for the CSU San Bernardino school paper, ‘The Chronicle’, for two years. She created and edited content for a camp newsletter, ‘Bloomfield Star’, for Camp Bloomfield in Malibu, CA. She has also contributed her skills to various nonprofits. This includes writing for the newsletter, ‘Inside Interface’. She also wrote articles for ten years for the Ventura County Professional Women’s Network’s newsletter, ‘Focal Points’. And, she has been a contributing writer for the, ‘Ventura Breeze’, and, ‘Ventura County Star’.

Here are a few recent articles written by Carol.

Focus on Capabilities Instead of Disabilities

It’s human nature, unfortunately, to focus on what people can’t do instead of what they can do. This also includes making assumptions of what others are or aren’t capable of doing. The harm of making assumptions of others capabilities, because oftheir disabilities is sad. Stereotyping people because of their challenges, along with making assumptions, is

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Towards Inclusion of People with Disabilities

My contribution to the HMA Today August, 2022 newsletter. HHMA Today is affiliated with the Health Ministries Association, Inc Even though the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 made many changes for the better for people with disabilities by prohibiting discrimination of people with limitations from public accommodations, transportation, and employment, it is impossible to legislate

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Obudsman is making a difference

Long Term Care Ombudsman in Ventura County make a difference

The State of California has named the Ventura Ombudsman Program as a model program for its excellence and high standards-including weekly and monthly visitations to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. It is cited by the California Department of Aging as Best Practices in Volunteer Recruitments, Training and Retention. Also, the Ventura Ombudsman Program

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Ventura County Area Agency on Aging’s LiveWell

Learn more about the resources available in the Ventura County 2022 issue of ‘LiveWell.’ It’s a guide with information that is designed specifically for older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers. You can view ‘LiveWell’ by Downloading the PDF Here. You can see my recent article about ‘LiveWell’ in the ‘Ventura Breeze’ by clicking on

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