On a recent trip back to Iowa for two MFA thesis defenses in one afternoon (congratulations to my now former students, Alex and Beatrice!), my 12-year-old son recommended for us, and his 10-year-old brother, the book Magyk, by Angie Sage, so we brought it along. 167 more words
Tags » Retardation
In order for equality to work, we must all realize that we are not equal. Yet, such a view is seemingly forgotten on those with special needs when it comes to the fact that society wishes to normalize them as best as they can instead of seeing them for who and what they are and realizing their limitations, both physically &/or mentally for that matter. 623 more words
This boy has mental retardation, it is hard for him to do stuff we can do easily, but he tries hard to do it and he can succeed.