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...]
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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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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...]