Repair, Realign, Restructure – The Three R’s of Special Needs Education

I just finished reading a remarkable post by the author John Elder Robison, Early Intervention or Not.  How Do We Decide? .  I had an opportunity to perform at The International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), the same conference Mr. Robison attended, and converse with a few professionals during the opening banquet. His insightful post brought me back… Read More Repair, Realign, Restructure – The Three R’s of Special Needs Education

The Perfect Life

Often I have been asked, by conference attendees who come to hear me speak, what I want out of life.  People are curious if my future includes people, independence, and decadence, or a scary isolated existence.  Not that there is anything wrong with living alone, but I do believe most people are shocked when I… Read More The Perfect Life

A Monday, Changes – An excerpt from my next book “3 Pairs of Shoes”

First, the three shoes Red shoes – the teacher.  Red Shoes are slick, and shiny, with slim, wax covered laces.  Her red shoes make a sharp heel sound when she walks down the hallways, followed by a clicking noise, as the tips of the laces tap the sides of her shoes.  When she walks, she means… Read More A Monday, Changes – An excerpt from my next book “3 Pairs of Shoes”