Revolutionary Product Might Change the Way Deaf and Speech-Impaired People Live (VIDEO)
Oct23

Revolutionary Product Might Change the Way Deaf and Speech-Impaired People Live (VIDEO)

Company is crowd-funding a revolutionary project that translates signs to words and visa-versa to empower the deaf to lead the lifestyle they want.

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Family Crusade Leads to Tax Credits for Special Education
Jul18

Family Crusade Leads to Tax Credits for Special Education

The bill, which became law June 30, allows up to $6,000 a year in tax credits to help pay for private education and therapy for children with special needs.

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A First Encounter with Meanness
Jun12

A First Encounter with Meanness

My daughter Ava is nearly 5 years old. At this point, we’ve had plenty of encounters with ignorance and thoughtlessness. And, at this point, it takes a lot to phase me. I have seen and heard it all.

However, today was a first. Surprisingly, perhaps.

Today, before my eyes, Ava encountered pure meanness.

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Hold Your Ground and Stay Calm
May15

Hold Your Ground and Stay Calm

Don’t worry. You will get there. Hold your ground and stay calm..

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It Won’t Be the Last Time
Apr23

It Won’t Be the Last Time

I am surprised, actually, that it’s taken this long. I am not a pessimist. However, that said, there is no shortage of thoughtless or downright mean-spirited people on this planet. So it surprised me that it has taken this long for someone to make an inappropriate comment regarding my daughter. It all started with a cat.

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