When The Shoe Is On The Other Foot

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My 23- year-old son Geo has a cognitive disability and still has trouble putting his shoes on the right feet.

I always joke that if he could pick the lottery numbers with the same knack that he has for consistently putting his shoes on the wrong feet I would have been a millionaire a long time ago…..
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Peach Therapy

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My son Geordi, (Geo), was born with an intellectual disability as well as a speech disorder.

Like many of you, I have spent hours upon hours in waiting rooms at doctor’s offices and therapy clinics. In a frantic effort to “fix” my son, I dragged him to every therapy I could find (and AFFORD!). Continue reading →

We Are All Able

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We are ALL able – that is the message from the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  I don’t know about you, but I find that enormously encouraging not only as a parent of a child with a disability but as a human being.  Although we traditionally celebrate the day that bears his name as an “African-American” holiday it is SO much more than that.  Dr. King’s message is for all of us. Continue reading →