Morgan’s Wonderland

Morgan's Wonderland is a family fun park/theme park designed for those with special needs. Gordon Hartman became inspired by an incident that occurred when his daughter Morgan tried to interact with other children in a hotel swimming pool. Morgan's disability made interacting with other children in a traditional setting difficult. Hartman's goal was to create … Continue reading Morgan’s Wonderland

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

I’m a Person not A Label

Recently I was reading some articles about ADHD one of the things that caught my attention was the use of ADHD in lieu of words like person or child. This really bothered me. In fact I find it offensive. Why does this bother me? First, labels are dehumanizing. I have ADHD, I am not an … Continue reading I’m a Person not A Label