Tag Archives: support for those with disabilities

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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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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The Ultimate Routine-Killer: Winter Break

The holidays. Winter break. New Years.    Change. For most families of school-aged children, it started this week. The most intense time of the school year:  Winter Break. When my boys were in school, these two weeks were the hardest to … Continue reading

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Relationships vs. Rules

If relationships are key to experiencing value and quality lives for peoplew ho experience disabilities, why do we continually increase the rules by which they must live to receive our support? Continue reading

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