Curiosity doesn't always accompany scorn. If we can just remember that and maybe drop our guard a little, just a very very little, we may find ourselves receiving unexpected gifts, and not the kind you can necessarily
In sitting down this week to write a post about the challenges and rewards of special needs parenting, I must confess, I’m struggling. Not because I’m feeling overwhelmed, but because I’m not. I have nothing to report.
I’m in Vermont this week, speaking at the Vermont Family Network conference in Burlington. I’m thrilled to be here, and I’ve been looking forward to this for a while now. Today I watched orioles outside the window,
A little bit of shill work today, so I apologize for that. If you are attending SXSWedu in Austin this week, I hope you’ll stop by and sit in on a panel in which I am fortunate
By now, this idea is perhaps something you might expect to read in the Journal of Duh, but it’s true that the language we use when we discuss disability can present some incredibly delicate challenges. As parents
Special needs parents and their support professionals frequently talk about transitions. They are wildly important. It’s maybe the hardest part for a lot of our kids, and it’s the one that we know they can’t escape. The
In popular myth, mapmakers of antiquity would fill in the regions at the edge of the known world with fanciful monstrous artwork and the warning that “Hic sunt dracones” (“Here be dragons”). The reality may have been