Sometimes things get in my head. My feet slip into that sucking quicksand that is the sense of isolation that I imagine comes to just about every special needs parent from time to time. I lose my
I see her, I have always seen her Her light was covered but not extinguished Reaching back and down, over and over while the waves crashed around her The waves rolled over the love people felt, pulling and
I can scarcely believe it myself, but the end of summer appears to be on us. Schuyler starts classes next week, and some kids have already gone back to school. I have a hard time imagining going
With only two weeks to go before Schuyler begins her junior year of high school, on a new campus with a new group of students and a special ed team that is unfamiliar with her unique qualities
A weird thing has been happening lately. The disability community has been in the news. Like, in the actual news. Not just our news, not just within our little world bubble, but in the actual mainstream media.
With so much in the news this week, perhaps you missed this story. Perhaps not; I suspect if you’re here reading a site targeted to parents of kids with disabilities, you might have seen it, if only
Schuyler and I had an interesting conversation the other day. It was interesting to me, anyway, mostly because it was a topic I’ve read and listened to and participated in many times over the years, but I