SERVING "UNDERSERVED" VETERANS and other
PERSONS WITH DISABILITY
Educators, Employers, Students, Employees CHANGING THE "PERCEPTION" OF "DISabled" to "DIFferently-Abled"!
We define underserved* as those who lack knowledge of and access to resources for a variety of reasons (social, psychological, cultural, economic, geographic location, transportation, health care gender and racial discrimination, and more,,)
We support the efforts of all Veteran-service agencies., Community-based, and Faith-based organizations.. Veterans Administration Veterans Medical Leadership Council, Disabled American Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of America, AZ Housing/StandDown, Women Army Corp Veterans Assoc., Military Women Across America, and the Governor's State Independent Living and Rehabilitation Councils
TO CONNECT, EDUCATE , AND SUPPORT UNDERSERVED WOMEN AND MEN VETERANS AND OTHER PERSONS WITH DISABILITY WITH RESOURCES IN INDEPENDENT LIVING, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND RELATED WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FOR LIFE-LONG SUCCESS.
THAT EVERY PERSON WITH DISABILITY*, WHO DESIRES TO BE A PRODUCTIVE AND CONTRIBUTING CITIZEN, WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO
WHEN YOU REALLY WANT TO UNDERSTAND WHY SOME VETERANS BECOME HOPELESS, HOMELESS , AND DROP OUT / BURN-OUT OF SCHOOL, WORK, AND LIFE? ASK VETERANS AT OUR DIFferently_Abled Network (DAN) Meetings VISIT US ON FACCEBOOK AT HTTPS:// WHITE APPLE INSTITUTE
Persons with Disability ASK Dr. Applewhite and Supermodel Beverly Johnson* About "Perceptions of Beauty and Disability"
*Beverly Johnson is also the Spokesperson for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation 2014 and recipient of the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award. She calls Dr. Applewhite and the students and veterans of White Apple Institute her Heroes! Click to read more and listen to the talk show
Les Brown motivates three "hungry to serve" veterans Dr. Will Moreland (aka Dr. Will), Dr. Vernet Joseph, and Dr. Danita Applewhite (aka Doc Apple)
In the USA, the most progressive country in the world, there is still great disparity in the treatment and access to school and work opportunities for minority and underserved Persons with Disability, including Blind/Deaf impaired.
Dr. Will Moreland discusses the disparity and the potential of genius within every human being,. Click to read more and listen to the talk shows http://www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrapplewhite/2017/07/15/ask-dr-applewhite-about-the-potential-of-genius-and-mental-disability
Can relationships with family, spouses/lovers, children, employers, teachers and more aggravate your DISability? Hear hard working students, veterans, and Founder/Host Dr. Danita Applewhite discuss how to "Manage Stress from Disability in Relationships". They are joined by Special Guest Dr. Rachel Ross, family physician, sexologist, and former Co-Host of the Emmy Award-winning show The Doctors. Click to read more and listen to the talk show http://www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrapplewhite/2017/11/18/ask-dr-applewhite-how-to-manage-stress-from-disability-and-relationships
When YOU or your organization gives a tax-deductible donation of any amount, starts a Sponsorship of our Talk Shows and programs, and/or volunteers time, this is what happens:
We exist solely on volunteers and donations. Thank you for clicking on the DONATE button. You can also help our mission by using smile.amazon.com when shopping on Amazon. Just select our charity White Apple Institute, Federal Tax ID# 45-5602313 , and enter our email: firstname.lastname@example.org If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
Two Georgia veterans died by suicide at VA hospitals this past weekend
Community Colleges Rarely Graduate the Veterans They Recruit
SUICIDE SECOND HIGHEST CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS
Issues Facing Today's Female Veterans — 'Feeling Invisible and Disconnected'
This VA report touts ‘positive outcomes’ from its suicide prevention programs — but veteran suicide rates haven’t slowed https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/03/14/va-report-cites-positive-results-from-mental-health-programs-despite-no-drop-in-veterans-suicides/
Danita Applewhite PhD,CRC (aka "Doc Apple") Founder/CEO of White Apple Institute, Talk Show Host, Disability Advocate, Army Veteran, Speaker, Author, Retired Psychology Professor and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Her audience is inspired by a variety of self-help topics and motivated with tips on managing pain, stress, and related disabling conditions experienced in the classroom and on the job. Since 2009, Dr. Applewhite, along with fellow veterans. volunteers and student interns have helped thousands of “nontraditional” persons with disability enhance their performance, succeed in the workforce and prevent DROPOUT from school, work, and life!
The DAN (Differently-Abled Network (c) is a new community outreach and membership program of White Apple Institute (WAI).
>DAN members meet to help White Apple Institute identify the Underserved in their communities and restore HOPE by sharing their stories, information and local opportunities. They also produce and promote the ASK Dr. Applewhite Talk Show at their meetings.
By FALL 2019, the students and veterans of White Apple Institute and members of the Differently-Abled Network (DAN), anticipate launching the Place Your B.E.T.S. On Our Students and VETS campaign.
The campaign will be aired on the ASK Dr. Applewhite Talk Show. Veterans and family members featured will share their inspirational stories about overcoming chronic hopelessness and/or homelessness, and a variety of socio-cultural and psychological issues that put many At-Risk of dropping out of school, work, and life!
Most critical, is that they will ASK our audience via Internet to help provide the things they need to finish higher education goals in order to succeed in the workforce.
What are Business Education & Training Sponsorships?
We invite Persons with Disability (VETERANS and NON-VETERANS) to share their inspirational stories to encourage others to focus more on our ABILITIES than our DISABILITIES!
Thanks to Wendy Duncan, former State Farm Agent, we purchased our first computer equipment and supplies in 2010 and became a nonprofit in 2013.
White Apple Institute is an inclusive grassroots organization welcoming members of all races, ages, religions, and the LGBTQ community.
PLACING SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE ISSUES FACING TODAY'S WOMEN VETERANS