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...]
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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...]
Ted Kennedy: February 22, 1932- August 25, 2009 Here is the video tribute that was done for Ted Kennedy at the DNC convention. (this is an older post recently udpated) I'm a big fan of his and miss … [Read more...]
The misogyny of IEP meetings. I receive a surprising amount of criticism for catering to women on this blog. Or, writing about them and to them. Sure, much of it is constructive criticism such as … [Read more...]
Everyone deserves a second chance. And I gave one to Steve Harvey. He mocked people with disabilities in 2015. I was angry and I posted about it (below). Brian loves Little Big Shots and I let him … [Read more...]
A few weeks ago, my younger son (non-disabled) had a friend over to play. We've known this family for about 6 months. Both older kids have been in my home and have been exposed to my older son … [Read more...]