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Horizon Family Solutions Guidelines for Evaluating Programs

When you are considering a residential treatment or outdoor therapeutic program for your child or young adult – you probably have many concerns and questions. Horizon Family Solutions takes great care in evaluating every program we recommend to our...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Oct 29, 2013

Blessings of Cody

The following was written by my daughter, Katelyn Lancaster Boulton, for one of her college writing courses: BLESSINGS OF CODY Raising a child with disabilities is not only a challenge but also a blessing. The Lancaster family, from St. Geor...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Oct 29, 2013

Horizon Family Solutions Guidelines for Evaluating Programs

When you are considering a residential treatment or outdoor therapeutic program for your child or young adult – you probably have many concerns and questions. Horizon Family Solutions takes great care in evaluating every program we recommend to our...
by Horizon Family Solutions on Oct 29, 2013

Interview with Author Kimberly Rae

Please welcome my fellow Astraea Press author Kimberly Rae to The West Corner! She’s here today to talk about her new romance, Blue Ridge Setup. Amazon bestselling author Kimberly Rae usually writes suspense about human trafficking. Her brand n...
by The West Corner on Oct 23, 2013

Down’s Syndrome to University… What a failure!

The 1st university graduate with Down’s Syndrome. (1) This must be one of the largest failures of modern science ever! …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Oct 21, 2013

Technology for Learning Differences

Some schools are prescribing a dose of technology for learning differences. Many times students are separated from their classmates into special education or LD classes. [...]...
by How To Learn on Oct 20, 2013

Fiji | Children with disabilities in disasters

Priorities October 18, 2013 | Children living with disability in disasters should be a priority.  As the world dedicates a day to consider the plight of people living with disability during disasters, the Child Centered Approach to Climate Chan...
by Mijiza's Blog on Oct 18, 2013

Diagnosed with Dracula

So you've been diagnosed with Dracula. No, no....not Dracula, you have Dyscalculia! Think of this learning difficulty as dyslexia but involving numbers.  Dyscalculia is a [...]...
by How To Learn on Oct 6, 2013

Stars Who Overcame Dyslexia

There are brilliant brains everywhere but they don't all learn in the same way, just like these stars who overcame dyslexia. Welcome to October, Dyslexia [...]...
by How To Learn on Oct 1, 2013

Winner vs Champion

"Winning takes skill. What Demetrius did took character."...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Sep 28, 2013

Debt Help for Disabled Persons

In this article I am going to talk about how you can get debt help for disabled persons. Physical, emotional, mental, sensory or developmental impairments are sometimes the cause why disabled persons have a hard time looking for  jobs. In certain st...
by The Ultra Mortgage Solutions on Sep 9, 2013

Debt Help for Disabled Persons

Debt Help for Disabled Persons Physical, emotional, mental, sensory or developmental impairments are sometimes the cause why disabled persons have a hard time looking for  jobs. In certain states, there have been laws that support the disabled commu...
by The Ultra Mortgage Solutions on Sep 9, 2013

Did the System Fail Both Kelli and Issy Stapleton?

The autism community is reeling from the news of the attempted murder/suicide by Kelli Stapleton, toward her daughter, Issy. I know I was reeling. I was literally sick over it, because I know her. At least I thought I did. And I was so angry with her...

Did the System Fail Both Kelli and Issy Stapleton?

The autism community is reeling from the news of the attempted murder/suicide by Kelli Stapleton, toward her daughter, Issy. I know I was reeling. I was literally sick over it, because I know her. At least I thought I did. And I was so angry with her...

Reclaiming inclusive education for all

Unite the Youth groupMichael Gove's Report CardI was pleased to be asked to speak to the DPAC/Alliance for Inclusive Education group who delivered a demand for inclusive education to the DfE this lunchtime. This was part of the week of action which c...
by wembleymatters on Sep 4, 2013

My Opinion of Lars and the Real Girl

Katelyn brought Lars and the Real Girl over a few weeks ago and asked Don and I to watch it. We finally got a chance to put it in the DVD player on Labor Day and we loved the movie! If you haven't seen Lars and the Real Girl, you should put it on yo...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Sep 3, 2013

The Hateful Autism Letter In Canada

When I saw this story yesterday, I immediately became disgusted!  How can anyone from anywhere send a letter like this to a family with a child with autism?  The anonymous letter was sent to 13-year-old Max’s grandmother’s house in New...
by Geek Alabama on Aug 21, 2013

AMERICA - State of Americans with Disabilities Act 2013

"Limited Funds" thanks to Republican Scrooge mindset. "Limited Funds, Lingering Bias Has Delayed States' ADA Compliance" PBS Newshour 8/7/2013 Excerpt SUMMARY:  George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law in 1990, bu...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 9, 2013

Service With A Smile For Everyone – Tips For Serving Customers With Disabilities

Whether you work in a restaurant, a beauty parlour, a library, an airport or a car dealership, you will likely encounter a customer with a disability at some point in your career. People with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...

Happy Mutt’s Day!

I’m a sucker for dogs, particularly mutts. There’s nothing like a good mixed breed dog to make life interesting and become a loyal companion. So today, I’m celebrating Mutt’s Day along with my own mutt, Paisley. If you have a...
by The West Corner on Jul 31, 2013


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