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The importance of having those conversations about cannabis

2011 was a life-changing year for my husband and me. After he got laid off from his job, we decided to put most of our worldly belongings into storage and take off with our 4 dogs in our 22-foot motorhome. 531 more words

Marijuana

Asperger's as Mere Genius

Just came across a question on an Asperger’s page on Facebook. Someone asked whether we could name any historical genius without Asperger’s. Most people couldn’t, but this made me think of the validity of the whole Asperger’s concept in highly intelligent people, and whether it’s not just their genius that makes these people appear autistic. 684 more words

Autism

The Words We Use

“He has a disability,” my nephew blurted to my neighbor when we stopped at the corner by her house to say, “Hi.”

Liam was trying to explain why my boy, Raphael, sat in the buggy trailing my bike, while he and my older son were sporting two-wheelers around the block. 1,532 more words

Parenting Special Needs

News Roundup: The Week in Manufacturing

A few manufacturing headlines that caught our eye this week:

A reader editorial from David Raby, President and CEO of STI Electronics, on why it’s crucially important for Congress to pass the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act… 148 more words

Advocacy

Day of Action for Voting Rights

On Sunday, October 26, Carolina Jews for Justice will join forces with local Jewish institutions across North Carolina, as well as our national partners at… 375 more words