Tag Archives: disability

Tips for an Inclusive Halloween

My latest blog for Born Dancing:   For most children who live with one disability or another, Halloween is, and can be, as much fun as for anyone else. There is no reason why your child couldn’t participate in the … Continue reading

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ADA: Past, Present & Future Imperfect

My latest blog at Born Dancing   Historically one of the most marginalized groups in history have been those with disabilities. Societies have deemed them either unworthy of life or have seen them as God’s punishment for bad deeds. Disability … Continue reading

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Why is Inclusion in Dance So Important?

I have begun writing for a wonderful organization dedicated to inclusion in dance called Born Dancing. Here is my first blog post:   Dancing is about the soul. Born Dancing is about inclusion in dance for children with disabilities. As the … Continue reading

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On Words: Abject Incredulous Stupidity

Abject: 1.utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched. 2.contemptible; despicable; base-spirited. 3.shamelessly servile; slavish. Incredulous skeptical; indicating or showing unbelief Stupidity beyond ignorant; dumbass; uneducated; lack of good sense or judgement In other words:  A state of human existence indicating a “Hopeless … Continue reading

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On Words: Marginalized

An interesting article on employment issues autistics face found in  Slate. Here is the comment I left: This article could be written about my sons. It is also important to note that without a job coach, or even a coach … Continue reading

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On Words: it is resilience, not suffering

Suffer: to experience or show the effects of something bad Interestingly, every time society uses the verb “to suffer,”  in discussing a person’s situation or reality, does not mean humanity shows care or understanding. In fact, an extended definition of … Continue reading

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