Will Zusia’s™ BlogSeach tell me what to do about my disability?

No. Neither the BlogSearch nor our CEO, Dr. Jackie Volk, would presume to tell you what to do about your disability— or any other aspect of your life.Zusia™ offers its BlogSearch because we believe that information can enhance personal judgment. If you need medical diagnosis or treatment, you can consult a physician. You can consult a licensed counselor if you want…

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What’s the purpose of Zusia’s® BlogSearch?

The purpose of the BlogSearch is the purpose of our company; to bring our community of Silver and Gold Members carefully researched information about subjects that are important to people with medical illness and disability. We believe that knowledge is the most valuable basis for decisions. The BlogSearch is a source of information.  It is also a source of concepts that can be…

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Research and statistics?!

Don’t worry.  Dr. Jackie, Zusia’s® CEO , spent anxious years studying research design and methodology in graduate school. From these experiences, she developed a tendency toward migraine— and the belief that no one should confront A Research Statistic alone and without help!  Our BlogSearch analyzes research data and presents clear summaries that can be easily understood and quickly read.We bring you “hard” data because it’s important,…

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Does your BlogSearch tell the stories of personal hardship that you find in many blogs?

No. You’ll find personal accounts of hardship  only when they  involve issues that are relevant to the community of people with disabilities. If you have a disability, you already know how hard it is. That’s why Zusia® emphasizes practical information and access to personal services. We believe that people with disability want their daily life to have less drama and more opportunities.

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Can you give me a more formal statement about the meaning of a BlogSearch?

A BlogSearch   integrates knowledge found in traditional sources of scholarship within the form of a contemporary personal blog. Personal experience is critical to the BlogSearch process, creating a narrow but reliable bridge to complex meaning. Scholarship broadens the connection to meaning, communicating diverse personal experience though historical media.  Sources of traditional scholarship include include culture, philosophy, physical science, social science, history, literature,  linguistics and…

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Does the BlogSearch offer inspirational messages?

No. We hope that our BlogSearch will inspire you to engage in ongoing reflection and discussion. You’ll learn about the experiences and perspectives of people with disabilities, including those of Zusia’s® CEO, Dr. Jackie. Research data will be discussed in meaningful terms and issues of public policy will be reviewed. You can consider the implications of this material for your own life and, also, for the…

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What is a BlogSearch?

The name BlogSearch combines the word “blog” and “(re)search”, and is a unique form of communication about medical illness and disability. Zusia’s ® BlogSearch communicates “hard” research data in a form that’s easy to read. Emphasis in each BlogSearch is upon understanding through the search for knowledge. Our BlogSearchis written by the company’s CEO,  Dr. Jackie Volk, who is a clinical psychologist and a…

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