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A Lesson from Uncle Mikey

A good friend of mine recently attended the funeral of a well-beloved uncle, an uncle who had Down syndrome, Uncle Mikey. The pastor conducting the service took the opportunity to speak about the sanctity of human life—of… 503 more words

Getting The Focus Right

The #IAmApolitical Youth: A deterrent to the development of a nation

There is a startling number of Guyanese who refuse to acknowledge an important aspect of our culture which is our politics. The refusal to identify with Guyanese politics has contributed significantly to the decay of the political landscape of Guyana. 710 more words

Advocacy

My new TV thinks I'm hearing

by Nancy Creighton

My new TV is not bad, it’s perfectly serviceable. But it’s got a built-in assumption– that television viewers are hearing people. In these days of diversity, respecting the disabled, and universal design principles, such an assumption is indefensible. 598 more words

Advocacy

The definition of Autism is pretty spot on

People with Autism have such narrow interest. Growing up I only played four different sports because I simply had no interest in cricket or Polo. I didn’t even compete in diving, talk about a narrow focus. 791 more words

Aspergers

A Round of Applause for our Recital Sponsor

Along with proud family members, friends and teachers, the students performing at our May 9 recital will have the support of a new and welcomed sponsor this year: HomeTrust Bank. 119 more words

Joy Of Music School Kids

Letter From the Executive Director

Music is built on tradition and context, and so is its teaching. Recent events at the School have brought this into focus. We recently received a donated harpsichord with its Old World sound and its own place in history. 272 more words

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