Posted August 29, 2018 in Communicators in Action
Every person has to get their hustle on these days, and especially disabled people. Some businesses won’t hire disabled people, because they think disabled people can’t do the jobs if the business decides to hire a disabled person.
Posted August 27, 2018 in Life With Kyle
Today I would like to tell you about my grandpa. My grandpa likes to tease. He has a special sense of humor. But my grandpa DOESN’T sit around the house. He is a working man. Whenever we asked him to help us fix things, he does it in a flash.
Posted August 22, 2018 in Stories and Strategies for Success
It’s that time of year when, as a parent, we are out shopping for clothes and school supplies and getting excited that our kids are starting back to school. But for many years, I had double duty because I was preparing my classroom for those eager (and not so eager) learners to come into my home away from home as well.
Posted August 20, 2018 in Life With Kyle
Have you ever had a craving for a particular food, and could not let go of it until your craving was satisfied?
Posted August 15, 2018 in Communicators in Action
Middle School Days
Posted August 10, 2018 in Life With Kyle
Being 18, soon to be 19, year old boy with CP has given me the opportunity to come across some interesting adventures in some of the strangest places. In fact you wouldn’t even think that simple day to day events would give me such amazing adventures.
Posted August 9, 2018 in Making AAC Work
It has been a blink of an eye. Our participants have gone back home, and it is hard to describe how much I already miss these people. I am sad that more opportunities like ACES don’t exist in their daily lives (hooray, ACES West!).
Posted August 8, 2018 in Communicators in Action
I have wanted to write about parents that are overly protective of their disabled children, and why, WE the children, let them get away with it. I’m not sure I have the answer, but here is my funny story anyway.
Posted August 3, 2018 in Life With Kyle
My parents often say” they don’t make things like they used too” and they are right.
Posted August 2, 2018 in Stories and Strategies for Success
I am continuously amazed by the vast array of expertise amongst AAC service providers in the field. As an occupational therapist working as an AAC specialist for an AAC device manufacturer, I get to travel around the Northeastern U.S. and interact with wonderful speech pathologists (SLPs), occupational therapists (OTs), and others who work creatively and tirelessly in our field.