Why we need to stop saying "Special Needs." Several months ago, I did a blog post about People First Language, and why it shouldn't be mandated. Certainly not by non-disabled people. At the end of … [Read more...]
Past Disability Legislation Actions.....
In case you missed this, or an old disability issue is new again.
People First Language People first vs. identity first language, PFL vs IFL. When I was first introduced to the concept of people first language, I was all "Yes! He's a person first!" I reworked blog … [Read more...]
Random Acts of Kindness This is an idea that came to me the other day. I was inspired by a friend who was doing some volunteering. When someone asked her what prompted her to do it, she said, "Well, … [Read more...]
Save the Planet! Save the planet! It's not just a hippie battle cry anymore. We have to do this for our kids. As I write this, the most powerful hurricane to ever hit the Florida panhandle is making … [Read more...]
Election and Voting Resources for Disability If anything good came out of the 2016 election, it is that more citizens are engaged in the political process. However, not everyone learned their lesson. … [Read more...]
What we can do about Special Education. Bullying. Restraints. Seclusion rooms. Ostracizing our kids. Not being able to read. Refusing to go to school. Juvenile justice system. Zero tolerance.Is … [Read more...]