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Printable List Provides Over 500 Accommodations for an IEP or 504 Plan

Navigating the process of getting your child an Individualized Education Program (IEP) can be a confusing process for families. Illinois does provide a guide for families… 197 more words

Tips For Parents

Unite for Quality Education

As a a long-standing member of Education International (EI), CTF has actively participated in EI’s Unite for Quality Education and Global Response campaigns. The purpose is to advocate for governments to act in the public interest with adequate funding, resources and policy to ensure quality inclusive public education and to stop edu-business from profiting at the expense of access for all to free quality publicly-funded public education. 24 more words


Paradise Lost and Found: Two Women Take Action on Alzheimer’s

Like most visitors to Bermuda, we were interested in the lush sand beaches and warm tourmaline ocean waters. But we were also interested in meeting Liz Stewart and Marie Fay of Action on Alzheimer’s. 356 more words


When Size Ultimately Doesn't Matter: Cages

In my latest piece for Ecorazzi, I take a look at the ballot initiative in Massachusetts concerning cages. If the question were “is it necessary to kill animals for humans to live happy, delicious and healthy lives”, then this would be something to get excited about. 24 more words


In Support of Medical Marijuana for Post-Traumatic Stress (Video)

On September 21, 2016, I testified before the 2016 Interim Study Committee on Cost-benefit Analysis of Legalized Marijuana in Colorado in support of a proposed bill that would add Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of conditions qualifying one for a medical marijuana license in Colorado. 64 more words

Medical Marijuana

I'm sorry I haven't got A Billion Lives for you anyway

Why should I reserve a ticket at one of these A Billion Lives Screenings?

A Billion Lives is a film about the “official” reaction to vaping. 471 more words


The 'Blood, Sweat and Tears' Reality of Hearing Loss

The Blood 

David’s eyes were focused on his friend walking beside him on the sidewalk. In order to “hear” the conversation, David looked right at his friend who spoke. 692 more words

Hearing Loss