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NDIS, Advocacy and the Rest of Us.

It’s interesting to read today that advocacy groups are concerned that once governments hand over disability to the NDIS, there won’t be any money to fund advocacy. 234 more words

Disability

We did it

The train rolled into the station and the girl proudly stepped off.  In her 17 years of public education as a special needs student she taught others more than she learned and I know for sure made a difference in the lives of many. 276 more words

Rachael's Journey: Epilepsy, Hemispherectomy

This post, a diary of sorts, describes events in the life of our family and daughter Rachael, who has triumphed over epilepsy and continues to bring joy and humor to our lives. 2,217 more words

39,000 feet

“If you promise to give it your all, I promise to make your life as interesting as possible. To give you something to look forward to every day.” 832 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Going backward

Now that Miss Z is four, I think some realities are starting to set in for me. I am having to come to terms with the fact that a lot of what I had wanted Miss Z to achieve in her ‘early years’ has not happened. 739 more words

Rants About Stuff

CA - Family seeks help to find missing woman with developmental disability last seen in North Hills

The family of a missing woman who suffers from a developmental disability and was last seen in North Hills Saturday afternoon is asking for the public’s help in locating her, Los Angeles police said Sunday. 34 more words

Missing

FUNDING UPDATE

I wish to extend a huge thank-you to the Decatur Baseball coaches, players and parents for supporting my project, Real Stories, Real People. This past Monday evening I was asked to throw out the first pitch. 109 more words

Real Stories Real People