Celebrities with Disability and Mental Illness It matters. The more we see people with disabilities and mental illness, the more normal it becomes. It can also help children who are struggling … [Read more...]
Past Disability Legislation Actions.....
In case you missed this, or an old disability issue is new again.
FAPEThis is a disturbing trend. I have recently had conversations with several different parents who are unfamiliar with the term FAPE. I even had one claim that "FAPE isn't a term that we use in … [Read more...]
How to become a Special Education Advocate I never intended to become a Special Education Advocate. I merely took a course because my son was a toddler and I thought that the information would be … [Read more...]
Become an IEP Educational Surrogate Have you heard of being an IEP educational surrogate parent? Many times parents ask me how they can give back to the special needs community. Particularly for … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]