Searching for a Roommate: Medicaid Waiver Style| Part 7

photo credit: piermario Searching for a Roommate: Medicaid Waiver style| Part 7 This is Part 7 in a series of posts about moving my son Aaron, who has the label of autism, from one county to the adjoining county where we live. If you want the background click on...

Searching for a Roommate: Medicaid Waiver style| Part 6

photo credit: Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton Searching for a Roommate: Medicaid Waiver style| Part 6 This is Part 6 in a series of posts about moving my son Aaron, who has the label of autism, from one county to the adjoining county where we live. Part 5 contains...

“It’s not my job”|Caregivers Part 3

not my job “It’s NOT my Job”| Caregivers and Direct Care Staff It is the little things that make all the difference. For almost 11 years Aaron, my son with the label of autism, has lived with his buddy Jack with 24 hour support staff paid for by...

Caregivers |Blame it on the Hose

photo credit: stvcr In “Dear Caregivers” Part 1, I talked about the critical role and some of the issues of the caregiver or direct care staff. Today in Part 2, I’d like to share a story of what happened last Thanksgiving weekend. Holidays stress...

Dream Plan for Aaron: 1998 (Part 3)

In Part 1 (1981) Aaron was 6 years old and we outlined a vision of what a happy, successful quality of life would look like for Aaron as an adult. (click here). In Part 2, Aaron was 14 years old and we were moving forward with the plan(click here) In Part 3, Aaron is...