Category Archives: Disability-related

When Food is the Culprit

Food Allergy. Food Intolerance. Food Sensitivity. No matter the label, it means everyone’s unhappy. Your child’s unhappy because his body is always “talking back.” You are unhappy because your child is struggling. He might be telling you through his behavior. … Continue reading

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November Non-Fiction Writing Challenge

Well. I’m not at all sure I’m up to the challenge, but I’m in. November is NaNoWriMo (National  Novel Writing Month). A writing coach who works with people who write nonfiction (like me) has launched WNFIN (Write NonFiction in November). … Continue reading

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Zip It Up!

As parents, we spend years working toward our children moving out and living independently. Many live in apartments or town homes with a room mate. Some live alone. Others live with a group of people similar to college students – sharing space … Continue reading

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Supplements – De Ja Vu?

Last year I wrote a blog post titled, “Does Learning Only Go in One Direction?” In it, I ask, “Do the concepts we learn only go in one direction–from the general public to those with disabilities? Or can we learn … Continue reading

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Does the Label Matter? “Dietitian” meets “Nutritionist”

I haven’t had this conversation for about 26 years.  For some reason, it’s coming up fairly regularly now, and I see it’s an important point to make. I want to be L A B E L E D. A Dietitian, … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk….Eating the Choices

The most intense learning situations in my life have been in my role as Andy’s Mother. The most rewarding learning experiences come from working with Andy and others who are on this journey with us. I can tell when people … Continue reading

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Cooking by Color is (finally) on it’s way!

I am pleased to announce that the proof is approved and Cooking by Color: Recipes for Independence is on it’s way. I expect my first shipment to arrive in no more than 10 days. Shipment for those who have pre-ordered … Continue reading

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