Apr 24, 2013
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For the second year in a row, The Great Bike Giveaway is being sponsored by the folks at Friendship Circle of Michigan. The giveaway is a national contest giving away adaptive bikes to children with special needs. They are partnering with bike companies from around the U.S. to provide some of the best adaptive...
Apr 23, 2013
My head’s still spinning and my feet are still hurting from standing a lot during the whirlwind weekend at the 2013 Accessibility Summit at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia.
The Best Thing About the Accessibility Summit
The absolutely best part of the Summit is meeting online friends like Laurie Hetherington in person. Connecting...
Mar 25, 2013
Anxiety. Since the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, anxiety has become a constant companion to many parents of young children. What can we do to keep our children safe? What can our schools do? What should our government do? Our anxiety is understandable, but it’s no way to live. Thankfully, Ryan Rivera has taken a step back. In...
Feb 28, 2013
My day came to a halt this past Monday morning when the radio host announced the death of Dr. C. Everett Koop at the age of 96. I nodded as the accomplishments of his life in politics were listed: Surgeon General under Ronald Reagan, evangelical Christian and early champion of the pro-life movement, promoter of AIDS education and prevention, crusader...
Feb 15, 2013
Siren’s wail and special needs? Does the combo have you thinking about an ambulance ride with your child who has special needs? That’s what I thought when the headline Preparing a Child with Special Needs for a Siren’s Wail showed up in a google alert. But Beth Steinberg’s op ed piece in The Times of Israel wasn’t about...