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#649 and #650: Making Room for the Ones You Love (Is How They Know You Love Them)

Season’s felicitations, Awkward Army! Elodie Under Glass here with two letters about accommodating your loved ones during stressful celebrations. Goodness, could this be a TIMELY POST? 4,048 more words


The life of an #Autism parent

The life of an #autism parent from the blog of Lost and Tired

An extract ‘Anyone that has experience raising a child with Autism, knows that this answer is anything but nice, neat or fluffy.  182 more words


Best Worker I Ever Hired

I try not to be biased, but I had my doubts about hiring Stevie. His placement counselor assured me that he would be a good, reliable busboy. 1,386 more words


61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

Truly wonderful and how it should be, but in many instances it is not. It is a shame that all of society does not follow this lead.

Poem #5 - Dale Hartwig (1940-2012)

Dale Hartwig stood out from the crowd. He wrote for himself. His was a rich inner world, a necessity for survival as Parkinson’s shrank his world to the size of his room at the care center. 320 more words


First Night of Chanukah: Not What I Planned

I’ve been at my desk all day, ignoring the obvious: my body is especially gimpy today. Staying at my desk was tempting because:

  1. I have a lot of work to do, most of it desk-work.
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A California Jew

The North Side of Down by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

The North Side of Down: A True Story of Two Sisters

by Nancy Bailey and Amanda Bailey

Memoirs written by parents about raising children with Down syndrome are not hard to come by. 41 more words