Hoping, Coping & Letting Go

Hoping, Coping & Letting Go

buy Lyrica online from mexico 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,...

Perspective – Things Could Be Worse

Indian Trail by | May 22, 2015 | autistic spectrum, Boko Haram, disabilites, disability housing, employment, gender bias, IAC, ISIS militants, kidnapping, managed care, Never Empty Nest, Nigeria, NYC FAIR, OPWDD, rape

     In addition to reporting on the dismal state of young adults like my daughter on the autistic spectrum, trying to find jobs and lead independent lives, I’m painfully aware of how much worse things are for a variety of other empty-nest parents. Just look at the...

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...

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