ABLE Act Passes Senate, Onto the President's Desk

ABLE Act Has Been Called “…the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century.” Two Senators, a republican and a democratic, announced that the Senate has passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act....more

Where is Paradise?

The waves of the sea beat on the soft, warm grains of sand. The sun embraces bodies on the beach. The gulls call, and as if on cue, a few monkeys howl in the wild ....more

Always an Opportunity

Every moment in life presents a chance to choose a path of opportunity. Faced with a heavy downfall? A chance to jump in ....more

Kiss a Tree and Sing a Song: Explaining the Holidays to Kids

How to explain holidays to kids? A tree just appears in the house, and we put lights on it? Really? Not long after tackling the turkey theme, presents gather under trees, candles are lit, and confetti thrown in the air. For my son, a nine-year old who cognitively understands the world like a five or six year-old, the holidays must seem like a non-ending party. Explaining our behavior presents an interesting task. ...more

Kiss a Tree and Sing a Song: A Great Way to Explain the Holidays to Kids

How to explain holidays to kids? A tree just appears in the house and we put lights on it? Really? ...more

Stella Young, Disability Activist, and One Funny, Strong Woman, Dies at 32

Prominent disability activist, writer and comedian Stella Young from Australia has died at the age of 32. As I am watching and reading about her life, it's one to hold up to some good, solid, sh**. (I wanted a nicer, more inspiring word, but I think Stella would have laughed me out of the room.) At 14 she became an advocate for people with disabilities and head straight into the delicate cauldron of attitudes, language, and motivations. ...more

Stella Young, Disability Activist, and One Funny, Strong Woman, Dies at 32

Prominent disability activist, writer and comedian Stella Young from Australia has died at the age of 32. As I am watching and reading about her life, it’s one to hold up to some good, solid, sh**. (I wanted a nicer, more inspiring word, but I think Stella would have laughed me out of the room.) At 14 she became an advocate for people with disabilities and head straight into the delicate cauldron of attitudes, language, and motivations ....more

ABLEAct Passed by the House of Representatives

The House Approved the ABLEAct. Now, it is on to the Senate. With the passing of the ABLEAct, people with disabilities will be able to save money without risk of losing their benefits ....more

Against the Assault of Laughter Nothing Can Stand: Mark Twain Saves My Soul

“When angry, count four; when very angry, swear,”...more