More than just a Graduation Speech

Graduation: More than just Words. Did anyone like Jeremy go to your school? What message would you tell Jeremy if you had the chance? Jeremy Sicile-Kira’s Graduation Speech Jeremy graduated from Torrey Pines High School with a 3.70 GPA on June 18, 2010. Jeremy...

Our House of Cards| Disability Style (Part 1)

Living in a House of Cards| Non-Profits, HUD, Medicaid Waivers (Part 1) My friend Debbie Wetzel always said the human service system was a house of cards. As parents of people with severe disabilities, we need many agencies, many people working together to get basic...

Supported Employment| What is a Mobile Crew or Enclave?

In the last post, Memorial Day Parades and Attitudes toward People with Disabilities I talked about how Aaron, my son who has autism, worked at a cemetery after he graduated from high school. To the best of my recollection, this is how it worked: The Landscaping...

Funny Ads| What do you think?

The Norwegian Association of the Blind made these commercials. What do you think? Comments: All right, there is no excuse for not having a comment on these videos. After you laugh, think a couple minutes and then share your thoughts. Are they Funny? Creative? Good...