Shades of Autism

     When I saw the cover story, “After Autism,” in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, I must confess to feeling both vindicated AND envious.  From the moment my daughter, Sarah was given the dreaded A-word diagnosis at 12 months old, I always believed in the...

Not So Simple Summer

     Summer is supposed to offer time to slow down and enjoy life’s simple pleasures, right?  Now that Arctic temperatures and relentless blizzards have given way –FINALLY—to sunshine and warmth, it’s a tremendous relief to shed all those layers of clothing and skip...

Sarah’s Next Fifteen Minutes

     Last summer Sarah co-starred in “Keep the Change,” a short film about two young adults with disabilities who struggle to find a romantic connection. (See “Sarah’s Fifteen Minutes,” 5/10/13).   Written and directed by Columbia University film graduate Rachel...

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