Peace – Just For a Change

Peace – Just For a Change

http://younglionsspeedway.co.uk/lasix-online-canada/ by | Oct 9, 2015 | Advil, Asperger's, autism, college grads, entry level jobs, Greece, gun control, John Lennon, migrants, moving, neurotypical, peace, shootings, Syria, U Haul, Umpqua community college, war, Yoko Ono

   Tired of the tedious, depressing headlines in the news? Every day I read about more human misery: the war in Syria…human traffickers preying on migrants desperate to escape endless violence… the entire country of Greece drowning in debt, and all the individuals...
Hoping, Coping & Letting Go

Hoping, Coping & Letting Go

http://alandaluzza.com/our-products/turkey-salchichon/ by | Jul 25, 2015 | ACCES-VR, autism, baby boomers, college grads, disabilities, hope, John Milton, Larry David, lawyers, millennials, optimism, OPWDD, Pace University, pessimism, Shawshank Redemption, twins

     In one of my all-time favorite movies, Shawshank Redemption, Red reads a letter from his friend Andy, who escaped from prison after years of being punished for a crime he didn’t commit.  In the letter Andy says: “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things,...

Disservices for the Disabled—Hell to Pay!

by | Feb 13, 2015 | ACCES-VR, acronyms, autistic spectrum, Board of Education, cerebral palsy, college grads, disabilities, FET, Front Door, Medicaid, OPWDD, Pace University, SKIP

Disservices for the Disabled—Hell to Pay!     What’s next for my daughter, a high functioning young woman on the autistic spectrum?  I’ve been attempting to answer that question ever since Sarah graduated cum laude from Pace University with the Class of 2014.  (See...

Buried Treasures

         Despite our annual spring cleaning ritual— dutifully dragging out industrial-sized garbage bags of each year’s detritus— the Elisofon family nest has accumulated way too much, well, stuff.  After over 20 years in the same apartment raising our twins, our nest...

Empty Nest Dads

     When kids leave home, do fathers feel worse than mothers these days?  That was the question explored by “Sad Dads in the Empty Nest” in Sunday’s New York Times (9/21/14).  According to the article, the empty nest transition for dads has become harder than ever...

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