Disabilities: The Back Story

...or why I write about disabilities. Today begins the first in a series on disabilities. I don't claim to be an expert.  My opinions and knowledge come from life experiences, education and work experience. My dad was a polio survivor.  For most of his life he walked with the aid of crutches and braces (the … Continue reading Disabilities: The Back Story

Top 10: 2008 Year in Review

Thought I would repost  a highlight of some of the most popular posts of the year. All selections are based upon number of views. I found it interesting that half of this year's Top 10 are Top 10 lists. #10 Funny Facebook Message [posted 9 July]: Tonight I received on a message Facebook from one … Continue reading Top 10: 2008 Year in Review

Autism: Another Perspective

Saw something this morning on Good Morning America about a controversial group that is attempting to change how outsiders view Autism. The group Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) founded by Ari Ne'eman is an advocate for Autism culture and neurodiverse individuals. Ne'eman himself has been diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome. ASAN seeks to promote understanding and … Continue reading Autism: Another Perspective

In the News

Today’s blog consists of some items I found interesting. A recent study by Massachusetts General Hospital suggests that there are brain differences between those prone to migraines and those who are not. Apparently, part of the cortex is thicker in those who are prone to migraines. This was a small study limited to 24 people … Continue reading In the News