August 8th, 2019
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August 8th, 2019
by: Karen Rispin
Years ago, while attending a conference, a speaker issued a challenge that impacted me: “Given who you are right now, how can you best make a difference in the world for good?”
The other day I read an article about how being thankful actually changes the way your brain works, and the emotion of gratitude is closely correlated with happiness. There are in fact, measurable health benefits if you live with an attitude of gratitude. Here’s a link to just one of many articles.
Helplessness and lack of knowledge can have harsh consequences. Avoidable pain and harm happen. For example, children with cerebral palsy often develop contractures and pressure ulcers that could be avoidable with a little training. Contractures and ulcers often severely limit mobility and health. The ulcers can be fatal if an infection occurs. Parents often feel very isolated and alone, unconnected with anyone with similar challenges.
May 15th, 2019
A primary goal of AT Catalyst’s is to bring wheelchair resources together with those that need them. Some facets of that goal include enabling affordable and appropriate wheelchair supplies, facilitating trainin
I guess I should thank my 6th-grade teacher Mr. Bishop for sending me to the back of the schoolroom for some altercation or another (he and I did not get along) because it was there that I discovered I couldn’t see. First, I thought it was a deliberate attempt by Mr.
March 7th, 2019
By: Phil Rispin
Like many fathers, my dad had favorite short sayings that he used regularly when trying to guide or discipline his sons.
By: Phil Rispin Feb 25th, 2019
Drug users often describe the feeling they get from recreational drug use as a “rush”. I had a rush this week when Karen forwarded me the note below.
2018 was a big year for us. We can look back on about a half a year’s work full time on the AT Catalyst project. It started with taking a big leap, leaving our jobs at LeTourneau and selling our house.