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...]
Past Disability Legislation Actions.....
In case you missed this, or an old disability issue is new again.
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...]
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...]