If you are not watching The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, you are missing out. It’s light and fun and so enjoyable…and then when you poke around online, you see all these fun memes and realize that there are some good messages too. Who knew that Kimmy would have so many life lessons for us special needs […]
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I’ll keep this one quick– Tuesday, November 7 is Election Day. Sure, some of you have bigger elections like Governor. Most of us have small, municipal elections. Please go vote. Vote as if your candidate is tied with the other candidate. Last school board election, one of my favorite candidates won by 9 votes. Nine. […]
Politicians-disability-community-family. You’d think that those words would go together, right? Do you remember it? It seems like a lifetime ago. But how the gossip was spreading in the disability community. “She has a son with Down Syndrome.” Wow, it was someone like us! Believe it or not, I was a fan of Sarah Palin. Wait, […]
Really, you do. I mean, c’mon already. Aren’t you tired of all the complaining? I am. No, really, I am. Special needs moms, dads….anyone who is closely connected to the special needs community…we all complain to much. And it’s exhausting. Did you know that the laws that are in place to protect people with disabilities….that […]
If you haven’t heard by now, here’s the quick version: On Friday, Betsy DeVos and the US Department of Education rescinded over 70 Dear Colleague letters. Sixty-three of those letters were Special Education/IDEA specific. It’s a big deal and it isn’t. I wrote about the rescinded Dear Colleague letters–which ones, the how, the why, etc. […]
Updating Monday: COPAA has published a statement and they are still in the process of reviewing the rescinded documents. COPAA statement on Devos rescinded letters My main take aways: “OSERS has an obligation to make clear why revocations are necessary; and, although our initial review of the list of rescinded documents indicates that many have […]