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A friend recently shared information about a service that can create a voice for people who do not speak and rely on the use of a voice output device to communicate. 267 more words

Family Life

Mrs Mop

The Tidy Tyrant is due back tomorrow.  Safe to say I don’t share his enthusiasm for having the place look like a show home.  Thus a sh1t load of housework has been done today.   185 more words

Chromosome 13 Deletion Syndrome

Collecting moments

Monday 26th September

Looking back on memories past

Brings a smile that’s made to last.

Thoughts of you do comfort fast

With a love that’s unsurpassed. 43 more words


Letter from an Indiana Jail

July 20, 2016


I’m in a really dark hole and just feel like it’s futile to expect things to be any different.

I am flipping between hate and the desire – no longing – for something different. 624 more words

Special Needs

A Voice and a Stage

“Everyone has a voice and a stage and the ability to impact the world in a positive way.”

 As a parent and education consultant, I have had the privilege of meeting and visiting with families in many U.S. 360 more words


the laughter continues thanks to the (impractical) JOKERS

We have the most amazing friends. Love and support always, dinners when needed – even offers to walk the dogs (well, not EVERYONE offers to take Finn, but people do fight over Keegan). 174 more words


Teaching Alternative Behaviours.

Many young people I have taught have found efficient and effective ways of communicating a need or a want at some point in the past that then becomes their primary way of communicating. 559 more words