Our House of Cards|Disability Style (Part 2)

Our House of Cards|Disability Style (Part 2) Introduction: I am going to try to describe what happened to Aaron, my son, when he was 36 years old. Aaron has the labels of autism and developmental disabilities. It is a complicated story. In the comments, let me know if...

“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...

Dear Caregivers|Part 1

photo credit: easystand Supported Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Residential Services: The key to quality care is good caregivers. Dear Caregivers, It takes a special person to work with my son, Aaron, and other people with severe disabilities. Even...

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...