How Do We Turn This #UnacceptableExample Around?

Change Teacher Education

As a parent advocate, I believe strongly in the adage, if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. That’s why I started The Road We’ve Shared. I saw that there was no “space” for parents of adults who have Down syndrome, so I made one. I never expected that my blog post … Continue reading

President of NEA Says Teachers Have to Adapt Curriculum for the “chronically ‘tarded and medically annoying”

Lily Garcia - NEA President

There’s an article making the rounds on Facebook with the title “Plane passenger asked teacher a rude question about her job. Her response is PERFECT!” The video featured comes from the YouTube account of the Campaign for America’s Future with this description: “National Education Association president Lily Eskelsen García explains the vital work of public school … Continue reading

Why Do I Care? #CountUsIn

The world we live in can be a scary place. Anyone who watches the news or spends any time on social media is inundated with stories about people who have ulterior motives. We’re socialized to mistrust, even when people are trying to do good. I get it. As a mother of a child who has … Continue reading


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