What is Charity and Love?

photo credit: djwhelan Every day we read about good people planning charity events for people with disabilities. I’m not sure how I feel about this. Wait! You are wondering how I can be an advocate for people with disabilities and not just jump up and down when...

Special Education Inclusion: Blog Radio Interview Plus…

Special Education Inclusion Dr. Annie Abram interviewed me about Special Education Inclusion on her weekly blog talk radio program: “Ask Dr. Annie Abram.” Dr. Abram talks about “Parenting Across Generations” and has been doing several topics on autism. Check it out....

Better than Church

Playing for Change What I loved about this video is that musicians from all over the world are playing the same song. Giving the same message. Gritty to sophisticated, washboards to violins–it’s the same song and message. Kind of like all the people who...

Wretches & Jabberers Review| A Jab to the Heart

I’ve been getting questions about Facilitated Communication. In the book Far From the Tree, the author Andrew Solomon interviews Ben Lehr who uses FC. Sue Lehr, of course, is one of the pioneers who works at Syracuse University and is a role model to us all. So,...

Communication: “A lottery winner in life”

Do you start out the day asking, “What is my purpose?” Sometimes that question will motivate me. Sometimes it is whispered in anger or despair; sometimes as a prayer for direction. But I wonder how I would ask about my purpose in life– if I could not...