Politics and Language. Can parents #SayTheWord ?

Source: Politics and Language. Can parents #SayTheWord ?

NDSC Calls For Community Action on #UnacceptableExample

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When I started talking about #UnacceptableExample, I wasn’t sure what results to expect.  As word spread and parents responded, it became clear that change would be necessary.  Lily Eskelsen García would HAVE to respond to this level of criticism.  Eventually, she did respond. She offered an apology.  Some accepted and moved on. Some doubted her sincerity. … Continue reading

Stuck In The Middle — Is There A “Disabled Voice” ?

Stuck in the middle

I’ve been following the discussion about The Mighty and trying to form my own opinion.  I’ve listened to the people using the hashtag #CrippingTheMighty and thought there were some valid complaints being expressed – again.  Most of them I’ve heard before – they are longstanding issues. Then, as I review my own Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

A Great New Resource! Review and Giveaway! The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome

My friend Mardra asked me to read and review her new book, and for the record, she provided me with a free copy.  In return, I get to offer my readers a chance to win a fantastic Grand Prize package including a copy of the book, The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome, copies of other books … Continue reading

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